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“…he would tell a story of mediaeval sorcery and, at the end, abruptly explain all the puzzles in the fashion of a detective story.” “This case he was going to talk about was rather special and sensational. … Crime and the … Continue reading
…,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things. Of shoes and ships and sealing wax, of cabbages and kings.” Well, the time has come for the solution to “Death in the Sun,” too–so here goes… … Continue reading
“Death in the Sun” a Geoffrey Lord tale The heat was oppressive that afternoon, cooking the sand and brazening the outstretched, squirming bodies such that they resembled brass sardines. One of the sardines, however, was outstretched but not squirming; the … Continue reading
Of the large number of TV detective shows that longtime friends and collaborators William Link and Richard Levinson created, Ellery Queen (1975-1976) and Columbo (1968-1978; 1989-2003) seem (to me) to be the best. Columbo, of course, is the (far) longer running and the better known–and, … Continue reading
Random thoughts of Xavier Lechard
Detecting Great Crime Fiction
by Mike Dash
Anybody remotely interesting is mad in some way or another.
Classic detective fiction and impossible crimes
Every Novel, Chronologically.
Spilling ink over the things that strike my fancy.
In defense of blue blood.
Ruth's Old Movie Reviews
Stories of the strange and unusual
Idle thoughts on books and movies. Some new, but mostly old.
Living Better While Spending Less - Secrets of America's Upper Class
Classic Style Without Breaking The Bank
WRITING THROUGH THE SEASONS
...being an exploration of mid-20th Century horror paperbacks and assorted oddities.
Celebrating the golden age of Hollywood
Reviews and ramblings
Still more lazy thoughts from this one...
Reveal the Mystery
Just another WordPress.com weblog
Spoiler Free Reviews of Fair Play Detective Fiction
Enjoying mystery, crime and suspense in all media
An impossible collection
The annex to John Grant's *A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir*