Category Archives: General

Info Post: The Bodies From The Library 2016

Just a quick post to let you, dear reader, know that the Bodies From The Library event, so successful this year, will be back next year, again in the British Library, on Saturday June 11. Tickets cost about £30 and … Continue reading

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My Blog Name In Books

Well, you can blame Cleopatra Loves Books for this one… Apparently My Name In Books was a meme that went around over the summer (and over my head as well – never noticed it) but I thought I’d give it … Continue reading

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Some Blogging News

We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog with some news that might be of interest for crime readers. Or not.

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Another Murder On The Orient Express

News has reached the ears of Puzzle Doctor (via the mainstream media, not due to any particular contacts) that there’s an Agatha Christie movie in the works, with Kenneth Branagh attached to direct. And that film is… well, the title … Continue reading

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The “Bodies From The Library” Conference

And so the day finally arrived – the Bodies From The Library Conference at the British Library, a conference focusing of Golden Age detective fiction. You can probably tell from the fact that over two-thirds of recent reviews on the … Continue reading

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A Few Thought On Spoilers – Part Two – What Can Be Said

Last time, I intended to write about spoilers in general, in particular what I consider spoilers to be and hence what I try to avoid writing or reading about. And yes, please feel free to browse my back catalogue to … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts On Spoilers – Part One – A Great Twist

A digression, inspired by a recent comment exchange, over the nature of spoilers. I’ve always made a point of making this a spoiler-free blog. I’d like to think that you can read my reviews and go away knowing whether or … Continue reading

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