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Ianthe Jerrold: The Studio Crime

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The Studio Crime Ianthe Jerrold First published in the UK  1929 by Chapman and Hall This edition: Dean Street Press, 2015 ISBN: 9781910570449 292 pages Source: Review copy from Dean Street Press – thanks! Dean Street Press are surging forwards with their … Continue reading

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‘You’re a big man, but you’re in bad shape.’ #1971book

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If my Mr U. N. Owen-style pre-recorded message goes to plan, this message should be going out at exactly 00.01 UK time. Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2015 is good to you. I’m kicking off this year with a … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Warm Pulp: Classic crime fiction of 1963

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Last month I decided to see if it might be nice to adopt a year as the theme for this month’s round-up. Turns out 1963 (chosen at random by one of the Minor Offences) was quite an eventful year. In the … Continue reading

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Women’s Mystery Month? Classic crime in the blogosphere: March 2014

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So last March it was apparently Women’s Mystery Month, so I assume it is this year as well? Either way, I’ve picked out some femmes fatales from the month’s blogging, starting with some rarities. The Australian Crime Writers’ Association celebrated a … Continue reading

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Nautical naughtiness – Classic crime in the blogosphere, January 2014

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Ahoy there! In honour of The False Inspector Dew, my book of the year so far, and a crime novel I whole-heartedly recommend in my soon-to-be-written-up review, I have decided to give this month’s pick of the blogs a nautical … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere: December 2013

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The month started on a noirish note, with the sale at auction of the Maltese Falcon for £2.5 million. So here are a few noir film reviews to get us going… First up, Sergio at Tipping My Fedora reviewed The … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere: November 2013

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Plenty to choose from this month – see the stonking great list of links below – but I’ve chosen to highlight just a few: a mix of good and bad reviews, a bookish find, and a dash of toxicology at … Continue reading

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Classic crime in the blogosphere, July 2013

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I thought this was absolutely fascinating – How to Use Agatha Christie, David Suchet, Conan Doyle and Robert Downey Jr. To Rip Off Readers. The author Bill Peschel has done some sterling detective work unmasking some pretty blatant piracy, including find-and-replacing … Continue reading

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