Category Archives: General

The TBR Book Tag

This one’s Cleo’s fault – over at Cleopatra Loves Books, she had a go at the TBR Tag Thread, talking about her TBR pile, consisting of 173 books. And it got me thinking – as you may recall, I tend … Continue reading

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My 800th Post – Talking to Myself

So, it’s time for my 800th post. What do you mean, you haven’t read them all? Well, there have been 599 book and audiobook reviews so far by my count, 50 TV and film reviews, 45 Puzzlys and a bunch of … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Ramble – John Dickson Carr’s Great Works

A slight deviation from the norm today, inspired by a comment that Sergio, from Tipping My Fedora, left on my review of John Dickson Carr’s The Dead Man’s Knock, a rather unimpressive outing for Gideon Fell in my book. While … Continue reading

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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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