Tag Archives: Graham Greene

‘She murdered minds as well as bodies.’ #1955book round-up

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Thanks very much to everyone who contributed to February’s challenge to read and review crime fiction from the year 1955. Apologies if I’ve missed anyone – this was a bumper crop or blog posts. 1955 seems to have been a varied … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Missing Twins: #1958book

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Another great opening sentence to open this month’s Books of the Year, of the Month: The Mystery of the Missing Twins could never have been solved by an ordinary detective. Which 1958 mystery classic opens with this line? Answer at the … Continue reading

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Arthur Conan Doyle: The Sign of Four

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The Sign of Four Arthur Conan Doyle with an introduction by Graham Greene First published in the UK 1890, Blackett This version Pan Books, 1975 ISBN: 0330244264 140 pages Source: Had it for ages Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the … Continue reading

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Pick of the month: March 2013

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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

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Graham Greene: Brighton Rock

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Brighton Rock Graham Greene First published in the UK 1938 This edition 2011, Vintage Classics ISBN: 9780099541684 304 pages Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him. Hale is a journalist with a … Continue reading

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The Third Man

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The Third Man Graham Greene First published in the UK 1950 This edition 1985, Reclam ISBN: 9783150091807 147 pages not including Anmerkungen, Literaturhinweise and Nachwort Score 4/5 This was the second of Mrs Offence’s birthday selections. It’s one of those … Continue reading

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