Tag Archives: Police Detective

Coming Soon: 100 Greatest Literary Detectives

I just saw online today the cover and the release date for: 100 Greatest Literary Detectives ed. by Eric Sandberg. This is especially exciting news as I was lucky enough to be able to contribute to this work, writing a … Continue reading

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Another Great Installment in the British Library Crime Classics Series: The Long Arm of the Law (2017) ed. Martin Edwards

Source: Review Copy (British Library) This collection opens as usual with an insightful and informative introduction by Martin Edwards, who provides a whistle stop tour of police detectives in mystery fiction. No mean feat, but I liked how he pointed … Continue reading

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The Crime Club (1915) by Frank Froëst and George Dilnot

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Revolver I got this book at the Bodies from the Library conference last month. My only experience of Froëst’s work is The Grell Mystery (1913), which I reviewed last year. Both Froëst and Dilnot were … Continue reading

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Crime Uncovered: Detective (2016) ed. By Barry Forshaw

Source: Review Copy N. B. Sorry this is such a long post, but it is the sort of post where you can dip into the sections which interest you the most. Having a mind which often works and thinks thematically … Continue reading

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