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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. In other words, most of my … Continue reading →
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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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 →
Tagged #1922book, 1920s, 1922, A. A Milne, Arthur Conan Doyle, Carolyn Wells, Crimes of the Century, Edgar Wallace, Freeman Wills Crofts, G. K. Chesterton, Marion Harvey
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 →