Tag Archives: Jonathan Gash

Pick of the month: April 2013

April began with Lovejoy, the ‘loveable’ rogue created by Jonathan Gash. I’ve reviewed his first title The Judas Pair previously. Lovejoy is a much rougher diamond than appeared on TV in the 80s and the books have a genuinely dark … Continue reading

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Classic crime news from the London Book Fair

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I was at the London Book Fair for three long days this week. On my way around I grabbed a few catalogues and kept my eyes open for titles of interest to classic crime fans. I’ve already mentioned the British Library’s new … Continue reading

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New look for Lovejoy

I received some review copies of the new editions of Jonathan Gash’s Lovejoy novels from Constable & Robinson yesterday. I’ll be reading them for Eurocrime, but thought I’d share the covers now.

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Just the facts: Murder in Print

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The internet’s great and everything, but it does have downsides. One of them, for me, is the loss of serendipity. Before Amazon, Abebooks and Green Metropolis, I could hear about a book but not actually get hold of it for … Continue reading

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The Judas Pair

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The Judas Pair Jonathan Gash First published in the UK 1977, William Collins (The Crime Club) This edition 1986, Arrow ISBN: 0099470705 210 pages Score 4/5 – with reservations I bought this for a bargain £1.50 at Norwich Market in … Continue reading

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Pick of the month: June 2012

June was a very active reading month for me. I enjoyed two new paperback releases for Euro Crime, finished my last birthday gift, and managed some intensive reading on planes to and from San Diego. But yes, I am a … Continue reading

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