Tag Archives: 1957

Eric Shepherd: More Murder in a Nunnery

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It is extraordinary how different the same thing may appear from an altered point of view. The body on the dump, which appeared to the Convent unmitigated misfortune, struck the police in quite a different way.

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Scapegoats and boars’ heads: #1957book roundup

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Welcome everybody to this month’s Crimes of the Century, looking at 1957. Loads of movies this month! New player, B Noir Detour reviewed Crime of Passion, finding it of merely historical interest: 1957 is quite late in the classic noir cycle, … Continue reading

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Richard Goyne: The Missing Minx

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‘The only thing is for me to go over there, in a purely private capacity, as my celebrated self. Ex-Superintendent ‘Tubby’ Greene. I’m on a motorin’ tour of the Southern Marches, and, after reading about all the goings-on in Larne … Continue reading

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#1957book 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 players Brad and John between them chose 1957 for May. If you want to take part, you can! When you’ve written … Continue reading

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