Tag Archives: Passing Tramp

Bodies for Fun with a Pencil: The #1939book crime round-up

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Last month I threw down the gauntlet and asked my contributors to pick a year as a theme for July. Moira from Clothes in Books stepped forward with 1939. It was a stonking (as Moira would say) year for crime: … Continue reading

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May 2014: Classic crime in the blogosphere

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Well, I haven’t managed many book reviews this month (big fat zero), but fortunately the rest of the internet has picked up my slack. There are some great posts out there in the blogosphere; here are just a few of … Continue reading

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Curtis Evans: Masters of the “Humdrum” Mystery

Masters of the “Humdrum” Mystery Cecil John Charles Street, Freeman Wills Crofts, Alfred Walter Stewart and the British Detective Novel, 1920-1961 Curtis Evans 9780786470242 McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers The so-called Humdrum writers are a deserving group in their own … Continue reading

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