Tag Archives: Clayton Rawson

Ed. Michael Ashley: The Mammoth Book of Locked-Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

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The Mammoth Book of Locked-Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes Ed. Michael Ashley Published in 2000 by Robinson ISBN: 9781841191294 512 pages I have been reading this mammoth Mammoth book in between my other reading for a few weeks. The collection … Continue reading

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Bodies for Fun with a Pencil: The #1939book crime round-up

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Last month I threw down the gauntlet and asked my contributors to pick a year as a theme for July. Moira from Clothes in Books stepped forward with 1939. It was a stonking (as Moira would say) year for crime: … Continue reading

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Murder in the Library

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Earlier in the week I took advantage of being in London for work and visited the British Library’s Murder in the Library, an A-Z of Crime Fiction. This is a lovely little exhibition of crime books and ephemera that takes … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, August 2012

I thought a useful thing I might do on Past Offences is record classic crime articles appearing elsewhere in the blogosphere. My intention is to point visitors to other blogs rather than recycle content, so I will restrict myself to … Continue reading

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