Tag Archives: Cyril Hare

Crime fiction pick of the month, August 2013

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Careful scrutiny of my patent CWA-o-meterTM will reveal that in August 2013 I finally reached the halfway point in my goal to read the CWA’s top 100 crime novels. I chose a solid classic to get me over the wire … Continue reading

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Cyril Hare: Tragedy at Law

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Tragedy at Law Cyril Hare First published in the UK,¬†1943 This edition¬†1953, Penguin Books 252 pp Source: My own bookshelf ‘All manner of persons having anything to do before My Lords the King’s Justices of Oyer and Terminer and General … Continue reading

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Crime fiction pick of the month: June 2013

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I skipped the Pick of the Month in May (for what it’s worth, I’d have gone with Cop Hater), but here I am, back with a bang for June. It’s quite a tough, apples-and-oranges-style choice this month, as none of … Continue reading

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Cyril Hare: Best Detective Stories

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Best Detective Stories of Cyril Hare Cyril Hare, with an introduction by Michael Gilbert First published in the UK by Faber and Faber Limited, 1959 This edition, Faber and Faber, 1986 ISBN: 0571145191 272 pages He was profoundly thankful to … Continue reading

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Faber Finds

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Any fan worth their salt will have noticed the recent vast improvement in the availability of classic crime. As the e-book market fast approaches maturity, there has been a bit of a gold-rush on authors previously only discoverable in second-hand … Continue reading

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