Tag Archives: 1950

Harry Stephen Keeler: The Shark-skin Book

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They’ve got Ogden Farlow dead to rights! Under the third degree he admitted that the body, with a bullet from his gun in its skull, is lying buried in his basement. It’s the most open-and-shut case the DA has ever … Continue reading

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‘A mud fight at a village fair’: #1950book results

Every month on Past Offences we review crime books and films from a chosen year (it’s called Crimes of the Century), and in January we were looking at 1950. Bev led the pack with Hunt with the Hounds by Mignon G. Eberhart, … Continue reading

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Patricia Highsmith: Strangers on a Train

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We’ve covered Strangers on a Train previously on Past Offences. New-friend-of-the-blog Moira from Clothes in Books reviewed as a guest post back in 2012. I’d forgotten how we set it up: Rich had the idea that he should get someone … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie: A Murder is Announced

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Once more a murder is announced—for the benefit and enjoyment of Miss Marple.

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#1950book 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. Just before Christmas, Col persuaded me that 1950 would be a good year to look at, so here goes. If you want … Continue reading

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