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Freeman Wills Crofts: Antidote to Venom

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Antidote to Venom Freeman Wills Crofts First published in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton, 1938 This edition, The British Library Publishing Division (2 April 2015) ISBN: 9780712357791 288 pages Source: Publisher review copy – thanks! I haven’t had much luck with … Continue reading

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Curtis Evans: Masters of the “Humdrum” Mystery

Masters of the “Humdrum” Mystery Cecil John Charles Street, Freeman Wills Crofts, Alfred Walter Stewart and the British Detective Novel, 1920-1961 Curtis Evans 9780786470242 McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers The so-called Humdrum writers are a deserving group in their own … Continue reading

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Just the Facts: Julian Symons’ Bloody Murder

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Bloody Murder – From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History Julian Symons First published in the UK Faber and Faber Ltd, 1972 This edition 1975, Penguin ISBN: 0140037942 270 pages I continue my occasional series on non-fiction books … Continue reading

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