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‘The biggest group of red herrings’: #1937book roundup

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Every month at Past Offences an intrepid band of bloggers proffers their opinions on a particular year on crime fiction. I call it Crimes of the Century. The stakes were high this time. Regular player JJ recently made a case … Continue reading

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J. Jefferson Farjeon: Thirteen Guests

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Every station has its special voice. Some are of grit. Some are of sand. Some are of milk cans. Some are of rock muffled by tunnel smoke. Whatever the voice is, it speaks to those who know it, sounding a … Continue reading

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Crime publishing at the British Library – an interview with Rob Davies

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I’ve been reviewing the British Library’s crime publishing since Revelations of a Lady Detective in 2013, but for some reason it has only just occurred to me to include them in my occasional series of publisher profiles. Rob Davies at the BL … Continue reading

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J. Jefferson Farjeon: Mystery in White

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Mystery in White J. Jefferson Farjeon First published in the UK, 1937, Wright and Brown This edition: British Library, 2014 256 pages Source: Review copy from the British Library – thanks. The Great Snow began on the evening of December 19th. The Mystery in White … Continue reading

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News from the London Book Fair: British Library

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I covered the British Library’s crime publishing a lot last year, and it seems like they’re keeping up the good work with some new releases. Two of the 100+ novels by early spy novelist E. Phillips Oppenheim will be coming … Continue reading

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