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A special mention this month for Les Blatt of Classic Mysteries, who admitted to being of 1944 vintage himself. His review of Agatha Christie’s Towards Zero, found it a suitable coeval (yes that’s a word). This really is one of Christie’s … Continue reading
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The year is 1941, and the shadow of war encroaches on our nation from both sides. Paris has fallen, and in a few short months the Japanese will bomb Pearl Harbor. You wouldn’t know this, however, if you peeked into … Continue reading
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Last month I judged the reading public ready for my CWA top 100 reading dashboard. I may have been wrong, but I’m sticking with it. You’ll notice 3% growth month-on-month, a result of focusing on completing a few more titles on … Continue reading
Green for Danger Christianna Brand First published in the UK 1945, The Bodley Head This edition, Hamlyn Paperbacks 1982 ISBN: 0600203808 160 pages Something was going wrong. Higgins’s face was turning from blue to dark plum colour, showing on the cheek … Continue reading