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H. R. F. Keating: Zen There Was Murder

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‘Very well, then,’ said the superintendent, ‘since we both know what’s in my mind, let’s say it out loud.’ He leant forward and looked at Mr Utamaro. The piggy eyes blazing with determination. ‘Is there some trickery going on here?’ … Continue reading

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Just the Facts: Erik Routley’s The Puritan Pleasures of the Detective Story

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The Puritan Pleasures of the Detective Story Erik Routley First published in the UK by Gollancz, 1972 ISBN: 0575013842 253 pages Source: Borrowed It’s been a while since I wrote up a non-fiction book for ‘Just the Facts’, in fact … Continue reading

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Michael Innes: Hamlet, Revenge!

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Hamlet, Revenge! Michael Innes First published in the UK 1937 by Gollancz This edition Penguin Books, 1976 ISBN: 0140016406 284 pages Source: City Bookshop, Norwich Most of the players had felt it seemly to discard as much of their theatrical appearance as possible, but all … Continue reading

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Dorothy L. Sayers: The Nine Tailors

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The Nine Tailors Dorothy L. Sayers First published in the UK 1934, Victor Gollancz Ltd This edition 2003 Hodder and Stoughton ISBN: 9780450001000 374 pages Score 4/5 The Nine Tailors has a striking opening. On a snowy night in the East Anglian fens, Lord … Continue reading

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Dorothy L. Sayers: Strong Poison

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Strong Poison Dorothy L. Sayers First published in the UK 1930, Victor Gollancz Ltd This edition 2003, New English Library ISBN: 9780450013928 304 pages Score 5/5 ‘There were crimson roses on the bench; they looked like splashes of blood.’ ‘The judge … Continue reading

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Dorothy L. Sayers: Murder Must Advertise

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Murder Must Advertise Dorothy L. Sayers First published in the UK 1933, Gollancz This edition 1953, Gollancz ISBN: N/A Score 4/5 I bought this unassuming edition for £2 from the excellent Dormouse Bookshop on Elm Hill, Norwich – where there … Continue reading

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