Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 2014: Classic crime in the blogosphere

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Well, I haven’t managed many book reviews this month (big fat zero), but fortunately the rest of the internet has picked up my slack. There are some great posts out there in the blogosphere; here are just a few of … Continue reading

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I’m not entirely sure why, but Past Offences is now on Pinterest

Well, not content with entering the twenty-first century, I’ve just reached 2011 and have started a Pinterest account. I’m not entirely 100% certain how it all works yet, or whether I’ll stick with it, but I’ve spent the evening adding a … Continue reading

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The Killing Needle

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I’ve just seen an interesting post in the GAdetection Yahoo! group, from John Pugmire of Locked Room International. I share it here in full for the benefit of people who don’t get the digests: 

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Rowan Atkinson to play Maigret… ?

News has reached Past Offences Towers that Rowan Atkinson, whom it’s apparently OK to call ‘rubber faced’, may be playing Maigret in a new ITV adaptation. The article I read contained several ‘mays’ and is attributed to an ‘unnamed TV executive’, … Continue reading

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LEGO-men-tary, my dear Watson

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I came across the chap on the left whilst looking at the LEGO website for the Minor Offences earlier today.

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Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians

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Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians Starring: Wilfred Hyde White, Fabian, Hugh O’Brien, Shirley Eaton, Stanley Holloway, Christopher Lee as the voice of Mr U. N. Owen Adapted by: Peter Yeldham and Peter Welbeck (Harry Alan Towers) Director: George Pollock Studio: Tenlit Films … Continue reading

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Ed. Michael Sims: The Dead Witness

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The Dead Witness Ed. Michael Sims First published in the UK 2011 This edition Bloomsbury, 2012 ISBN: 9781408822005 608 pages Source: Wymondham Library I love short story collections, especially those that offer up short stories I haven’t encountered before. This is one of those … Continue reading

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April 2014: Classic crime in the blogosphere

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No theme this month: just a selection of some of the blog posts I found most informative or amusing. First up, Ho-Ling (who may be a pokemon judging by his photo*) covers a range of genre fiction and this month came to … Continue reading

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