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October’s book of the month

October was a relatively read-y month for me, with six books completed plus a few one-off stories. Peter Dickinson: A Pride of Heroes A lion-infested stately home is the venue for a story of suicide, murder, and impersonation. Jimmy Pibble investigates. … Continue reading

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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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Philip Youngman Carter: Tales on the Off-Beat

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‘Pip’ Youngman Carter was the husband of Past Offences favourite Margery Allingham. He was a creative talent in his own right: book designer, journalist, and author (for more on PYC, see Barry Pike’s excellent essay at the Margery Allingham Society website). … Continue reading

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Margery Allingham and Philip Youngman Carter: Cargo of Eagles

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Cargo of Eagles Margery Allingham First published in the UK 1968 by Chatto & Windus This edition Vintage, 2008 ISBN: 9780099513285 223 pages Source: A Christmas present from Sarah, thanks Sarah! Cargo of Eagles was, sadly, Margery Allingham’s final book. After her death, her husband … Continue reading

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‘It’s a great responsibility as you could be messing with readers’ heroes.’ Mike Ripley on reviving Albert Campion

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Yesterday I published a review of the new Albert Campion novel, Mr Campion’s Farewell written by ‘Angel’ creator Mike Ripley and published by Severn House. Mike was kind enough to answer some of the questions that occurred to me as … Continue reading

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Mike Ripley: Mr Campion’s Farewell

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Mr Campion’s Farewell Mike Ripley First published in the UK 2013, Severn House ISBN: 9781847515087 278 pages Source: Review copy from the publisher There’s quite a fashion for reviving old sleuths. Last year Jill Paton Walsh returned to the adventures of Lord Peter … Continue reading

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Philip Youngman Carter: Mr Campion’s Falcon

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Mr Campion’s Falcon Philip Youngman Carter First published in the UK 1970, William Heinemann This edition Penguin Books, 1973 ISBN: 9780140166125 198 pages Source: Oxfam, Cambridge The weekend’s big activity was dusting the downstairs bookshelves. Amongst other forgotten treasures hidden behind … Continue reading

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Philip Youngman Carter: Mr Campion’s Farthing

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Mr Campion’s Farthing Philip Youngman Carter First published in the UK 1969, William Heinemann This edition Penguin Books, 1971 ISBN: 9780140166132 192 pages Source: Reviewer’s own News of a new Albert Campion novel from Severn House prompted me to re-read an … Continue reading

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