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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
Tagged #1959book, 1959, Agatha Christie, Carter Brown, Gladys Mitchell, Jim Thompson, John Creasey, Leo Bruce, Miles Burton, Nicholas Blake, Richard Condon, Robert Bloch
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
Posted in Classic crime round-up, Classic mystery book review, Golden Age detection, Information Received, Locked room mystery
Tagged Caroline Graham, Clayton Rawson, E. Howard Hunt, J J Marric, John Creasey, Joyce Porter, Midsomer Murders, Newton Gayle, Nina Bawden, Sax Rohmer
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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