Tag Archives: Per Wahloo

Hallowe’en Party: #1969book results

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MWAH HA HA HA HAAAA! Vell-come to October’s Crimes of the Century, vhich this month saw the gang reviewing books from 1969. So put down your pumpkins and read all about the crime fiction that rounded out the 60s. Santosh read … Continue reading

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A bumper crop: Classic crime in the blogosphere, August 2013

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Well good grief, I was swamped with classic crime entrants this month. I’m sure I’ve missed some, but I’ve done my best to read them all. Obviously the blogosphere has been awash with tributes to Elmore Leonard, one of the … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, September 2012

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This is my second month of my monthly ‘best of the blogs’ devoted to classic crime, and my task has been complicated by two factors: 1. I forgot to make notes as I went along. 2. The crime ‘zine Crime … Continue reading

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Pick of the month: August 2012

This post is related to Kerrie’s meme at Mysteries in Paradise. August began theologically as I read two chronicles of Brother Cadfael and reacquainted myself with a random selection of Father Brown stories. A Morbid Taste for Bones and The Leper … Continue reading

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Sjöwall and Wahlöö: The Fire Engine that Disappeared

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The Fire Engine that Disappeared Sjöwall and Wahlöö, translated by Joan Tate First published in Sweden, 1969, P. A. Norstedt & Söners Forlag This edition Fourth Estate (HarperCollinsPublishers) 2011 ISBN: 9780007439157 258 pages Score 5/5 This is the fifth in … Continue reading

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