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Tag Archives: Josephine Tey
When this issue of CADs (Crime and Detective Stories) magazine came out, unfortunately I was a bit too busy to post about it so I decided to do a post after I read it. I myself contributed an article introducing Robin Forsythe’s … Continue reading
Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Building other than a house James Hilton is one of those writers who frequently ends up only being well known for one thing they did and in his case it is his novel Goodbye Mr … Continue reading
To kick the year off the Tuesday Night Bloggers are looking at crime fiction firsts this month. Already we have had posts looking at the origins of detective fiction, John Dickson Carr’s Dr Fell series and J. J. Connington’s first … Continue reading
Source: Review Copy (Palgrave Macmillan) Not only is there a rise in the reprinting of golden age detective novels these days, but there is also a rise in the number of books coming out which seek to analyse such works, … Continue reading
Tuesday Night Bloggers: The Singing Sands (1952) by Josephine Tey: Or What is Up with Inspector Grant?
Earlier this month I came up with my favourite mystery novels which involve holidays, trips or modes of transport. And one of my favourite UK holiday based mysteries was Josephine Tey’s The Singing Sands (1952), so this week I decided … Continue reading
Spoiler Warning: For the following novels crucial information concerning the killers is mentioned: Christie’s Evil Under the Sun, The Murder at the Vicarage, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Peril at End House and Death on the Nile, Margery Allingham’s Dancers … Continue reading
Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Broken Object Having read excerpts from pieces such as Stefano Serafini’s ‘Illusionism and Magic in the Golden Age Mystery’ (Linguæ &, Vol 14, No 1, 2015) and also some of Christie’s own thoughts on Carr … Continue reading