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Smelly old books of the year, 2015

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Feels like it’s time for an end-of-the-year wrap-up. I got myself an e-reader at the end of 2014, and so my reading in 2015 has been dominated by the nice, free-to-air output of Project Gutenberg. In other words, most of my … Continue reading

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Ianthe Jerrold: Dead Man’s Quarry

Dead Man’s Quarry Ianthe Jerrold First published in the UK 1930 by Chapman and Hall This edition: Dean Street Press, 2015 ISBN: 9781910570456 326 pages Source: Review copy – thanks The county of Radnorshire was glorious after six months in London, the … Continue reading

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May 2015’s book of the month

May’s reading covered five decades of crime fiction, starting more than a century ago with Frank Froest’s The Grell Mystery (1913), a bit of a hymn to Scotland Yard. Robert Grell, ‘social idol, millionaire and diplomat, and winner of the greatest matrimonial prize in London’ … Continue reading

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Ianthe Jerrold: The Studio Crime

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The Studio Crime Ianthe Jerrold First published in the UK  1929 by Chapman and Hall This edition: Dean Street Press, 2015 ISBN: 9781910570449 292 pages Source: Review copy from Dean Street Press – thanks! Dean Street Press are surging forwards with their … Continue reading

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