Tag Archives: Lawrence Block

‘…forced to wander through life being referred to vaguely’: #1977books

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Every month on Past Offences a merry band of bloggers read and review the criminous output of a particular year. I call it Crimes of the Century, and this April we were looking at 1977. Fittingly enough, our first entry … Continue reading

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‘Crass. Crude. Cringe-inducing’. And that was just the music. The #1976book round-up

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Every month at Past Offences we review all hell out of a chosen year, and September’s target was 1976, chosen by Santosh. Karen published a handy bibliography over at Eurocrime, with big titles including¬†Agatha Christie’s final novel, the first (and … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Missing Twins: #1958book

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Another great opening sentence¬†to open this month’s Books of the Year, of the Month: The Mystery of the Missing Twins could never have been solved by an ordinary detective. Which 1958 mystery classic opens with this line? Answer at the … Continue reading

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