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British Library Crime Classics – which is your favourite?

The Puzzle Doctor just commented that Christopher St John Sprigg’s Death of an Airman was his favourite British Library classic crime novel so far, making me wonder which was mine. If you haven’t picked up on them yet, the BL’s series has … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere: December 2013

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The month started on a noirish note, with the sale at auction of the Maltese Falcon for £2.5 million. So here are a few noir film reviews to get us going… First up, Sergio at Tipping My Fedora reviewed The … Continue reading

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News: Olds from the British Library

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The British Library is fast becoming a force in classic crime fiction. Last year saw them resurrecting two milestone books. The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams was first identified as the earliest crime novel by Julian Symons (I … Continue reading

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