Tag Archives: Colin Dexter

‘…forced to wander through life being referred to vaguely’: #1977books

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Every month on Past Offences a merry band of bloggers read and review the criminous output of a particular year. I call it Crimes of the Century, and this April we were looking at 1977. Fittingly enough, our first entry … Continue reading

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Classic crime round-up for October 2012

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October was less crowded with classic crime activity than September, but still presented me with some great reviews and articles to collect together here (and to think when I started this blog I thought classic crime was a neglected area…).

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Sjöwall and Wahlöö: The Fire Engine that Disappeared

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The Fire Engine that Disappeared Sjöwall and Wahlöö, translated by Joan Tate First published in Sweden, 1969, P. A. Norstedt & Söners Forlag This edition Fourth Estate (HarperCollinsPublishers) 2011 ISBN: 9780007439157 258 pages Score 5/5 This is the fifth in … Continue reading

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Colin Dexter: The Dead of Jericho

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The Dead of Jericho Colin Dexter First published in the UK 1981, Macmillan This edition 1982, Pan Books ISBN: 9780330266932 302 pages Score: 3/5 Looking at my blog usage statistics, this page gets  a lot of hits and I’m curious … Continue reading

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