Tag Archives: Sax Rohmer

‘I’ve been severely touched’ #1915book results

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Every month on Past Offences, we focus on the crime fiction of a particular year. To celebrate the new year this January, I went back 100 years to 1915, honestly expecting rather a thin crop of reviews. To my surprise – and probably … Continue reading

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‘I will see you and kill you to-morrow at daybreak’ #1932book

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Happy Hallowe’en, blog-readers! Les at Classic Mysteries chose 1932 as our focus-year for October, and once again I was inundated with entries. Thanks everybody. (And a special mention for everyone I’ve missed. You’re the best ones.) No children’s classic with … Continue reading

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Books with silly names: December’s classic crime in the blogosphere

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I anticipated two themes for December’s round-up: Christmas crimes and Sherlock Holmes (December 2012 being the 125th anniversary of the publication of A Study in Scarlet in Beeton’s Christmas Annual. I didn’t see much of either, and didn’t even manage to get … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, August 2012

I thought a useful thing I might do on Past Offences is record classic crime articles appearing elsewhere in the blogosphere. My intention is to point visitors to other blogs rather than recycle content, so I will restrict myself to … Continue reading

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