Tag Archives: John Creasey

‘The admiration that existed for all things American’: 1959 books

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Every month on Past Offences I gather together blog posts about crime fiction written or filmed in a particular year. I’ve called it Crimes of the Century. Regular player Bernadette of Reactions to Reading chose us 1959 for January. Here’s … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, July 2013

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I thought this was absolutely fascinating – How to Use Agatha Christie, David Suchet, Conan Doyle and Robert Downey Jr. To Rip Off Readers. The author Bill Peschel has done some sterling detective work unmasking some pretty blatant piracy, including find-and-replacing … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, August 2012

I thought a useful thing I might do on Past Offences is record classic crime articles appearing elsewhere in the blogosphere. My intention is to point visitors to other blogs rather than recycle content, so I will restrict myself to … Continue reading

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Gideon’s Day

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Gideon’s Day J. J. Marric First published in the UK 1955, Hodder & Stoughton This edition 1958, Pan Books ISBN: N/A 188 pages Score 5/5 This was the last of Mrs Offence’s selections. I opened the Woman in White earlier … Continue reading

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