Tag Archives: Simon Brett

‘…forced to wander through life being referred to vaguely’: #1977books

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Every month on Past Offences a merry band of bloggers read and review the criminous output of a particular year. I call it Crimes of the Century, and this April we were looking at 1977. Fittingly enough, our first entry … Continue reading

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The ‘salivating male audience’: The #1975book round-up

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Every month on Past Offences, we look at a particular year in crime fiction. For November I picked 1975. John at Noirish opened the month with a TV show (we don’t get enough TV shows on here) Too Many Suspects, starring … Continue reading

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‘It gets odder when Troy wears a jumpsuit’: #1980book roundup

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First up, an unexpected entrant. Dame Ngaio Marsh surprised us all by still writing in the 80s. Continue reading

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‘Answering machines feature hugely’ – #1987book round-up

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Every month on Past Offences we choose a year and read a selection of crime fiction from that year. At the beginning of July Col picked 1987 for us, and chose John Lantigua’s Heat Lightning from his Criminal Library, a ‘murder mystery … Continue reading

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Simon Brett: What Bloody Man is That?

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What Bloody Man is That? Simon Brett First published in the UK 1987 This edition Dell Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0440203449 232 pages Source: My Reader’s Block After I completed last year’s Vintage Mystery Challenge, Bev at My Reader’s Block was kind … Continue reading

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