Tag Archives: #1947book

‘Boobs, booze, bigotry and bullets’: 1947 book

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Every month on Past Offences I gather together blog posts about crime fiction written or filmed in a particular year. Regular contributor Santosh picked 1947, which proved to be something of a challenge for lots of us – it seems like … Continue reading

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1947 caption competition

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Just going to try this out in support of #1947book… Here’s a 1947 police picture, who can come up with the best caption? Like all the best competitions, this one has no prize apart from an ego boost 🙂  

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Gerald Kersh: Prelude to a Certain Midnight

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She wanted to do something to somebody. She felt a need for a hushed Old Bailey, a Black Cap, a Sentence, a rope snapping taut and a gratified crowd outside grey walls half-cheering while a man in uniform pasted up … Continue reading

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#1947book sign-up page

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Every month on Past Offences I gather together blog posts about crime fiction written or filmed in a particular year. Regular contributor Santosh picked 1947 for March after masterfully Solving-a-crime earlier in the month. If you want to take part, you can! … Continue reading

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