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Badass biddies, screaming mimis and, erm, a fur turban: #1949 book

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As part of the Crimes of the Century strand here on Past Offences, every month we review crimes books and films first published in a particular year. In May, we focused on 1949, selected by regular contributor John from the … Continue reading

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John and Emery Bonett: Dead Lion

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Dead Lion John and Emery Bonett First published by Michael Joseph in the UK 1949 This edition, Penguin Books 1953 213 pages Source: The bookshelf Cyprian Druse is a literary lion, a celebrated BBC intellectual, and a feared critic who can make and destroy reputations (he … Continue reading

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#1949book sign-up page

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Every month on Past Offences we try to review crime fiction from a chosen year. You see the results so far collected at my new Crimes of the Century page. John from Noirish has chosen 1949 as the reading year for May, so here … Continue reading

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