Tag Archives: A. A Milne

Smelly old books of the year, 2015

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Feels like it’s time for an end-of-the-year wrap-up. I got myself an e-reader at the end of 2014, and so my reading in 2015 has been dominated by the nice, free-to-air output of Project Gutenberg.┬áIn other words, most of my … Continue reading

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Book of the month: November 2015

It’s been a lovely old-fashioned reading month here at Past Offences, with a definite Golden Age feel. A. A. Milne: The Red House Mystery – a dilettante sleuth investigates the death of a control-freak patron of the arts. Raymond Chandler … Continue reading

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‘Crack out the railway timetables’: #1922book results

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Every month at Past Offences is devoted to a particular year from the history of crime and mystery fiction – it’s called Crimes of the Century. This month Bev from My Reader’s Block nominated 1922, at the dawn of the … Continue reading

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A. A. Milne: The Red House Mystery

Little Boy kneels at the foot of the bed. Droops on the little hands little gold head. Hush! Hush! Whisper who dares! Christopher Robin is saying his prayers. It would take some going to make up for that. I honestly … Continue reading

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