Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ira Levin: A Kiss Before Dying

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A Kiss Before Dying Ira Levin First published in the US 1954 This edition 2011,¬†Corsair (Constable & Robinson) ISBN: 9781849015912 275 pages Score: 4/5 Arguably, Ira Levin wrote some of the best high concept stories ever: Rosemary’s Baby, The Stepford … Continue reading

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A Study in Sherlock, edited by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger: A review at Bookgeeks.co.uk

Leslie S. Klinger edited the brilliantly over-the-top New Annotated Sherlock Holmes a few years ago, so I’m looking forward to this collection… A Study in Sherlock, edited by Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger : Bookgeeks.co.uk.

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Beast in View

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Beast in View Margaret Millar First published in the US 1955 This edition 2011, Phoenix ISBN:¬†9781780220222 170 pages Score: 3/5 Beast in View won the Edgar Award in 1955 and is listed at number 75 in the CWA top 100 … Continue reading

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The Devil Wore Westwood

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Earlier today I spotted the existence of the ‘Believe in Sherlock’ viral campaign started by fans of the BBC series. Apparently this is the first case of an entirely independent, fan-created viral campaign. So there. You can read a good … Continue reading

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Daphne Du Maurier: Rebecca

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Rebecca Daphne Du Maurier First published in the UK 1938, Victor Gollancz This edition 2003, Virago Modern Classics ISBN: 1844080382 428 pages Score: 5/5 This was a re-read for me. From the evidence of the cover ¬†stickers (BBC Big Read, … Continue reading

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