Tag Archives: World War Two

Suddenly at His Residence (1947) by Christianna Brand

So this week there is not just one review from Christianna Brand’s work, but two! This one is the classic country house murder mystery, set during World War 2. We are even given a family tree and told that out … Continue reading

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A Surprisingly Good Wartime Mystery with Patricia Wentworth’s The Key (1944)

Having read a few Miss Silver novels I thought I had a pretty good idea of what to expect. Why should World War 2 make this novel any different from the others which come before it? Surely there will be … Continue reading

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Michael Chabon’s The Final Solution (2004)

Such a title conjures up images and words of horror and suffering, namely in the form of the Holocaust and in a way the Holocaust is a subtle, delicately interwoven but also pervasive element of the plot, despite this detective … Continue reading

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