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Short reviews of classic mystery novels and stories that are worth reading and re-reading

Classic Mysteries Les Blatt, 2014

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Short reviews of classic mystery novels and stories that are worth reading and re-reading

    "The Case of the Leaning Man," by Christopher Bush

    "The Case of the Leaning Man," by Christopher Bush

    Ludovic Travers and Superintendent George Wharton of Scotland Yard take on a family feud that may have led to a couple of murders.

    • 5 min
    "It Might Lead Anywhere," by E.R. Punshon

    "It Might Lead Anywhere," by E.R. Punshon

    It was clearly going to be an interesting case – the murder of an inoffensive little man with no apparent enemies, not much in the way of physical clues. And that kind of case can be very frustrating indeed.

    • 5 min
    "Crossed Skis, by Carol Carnac

    "Crossed Skis, by Carol Carnac

    What connection could there be between a gruesome fire in a London house and a ski holiday in Lech Am Arlberg in the Austrian Alps? The answer may conceal a ruthless murderer. A mystery by E.C.R. Lorac writing as "Carol Carnac."

    • 5 min
    "The Christmas Egg," by Mary Kelly

    "The Christmas Egg," by Mary Kelly

    Princess Olga Karukhin escaped from Russia after the revolution. Was she murdered for her supposed collection of art objects that appears to have vanished?

    • 4 min
    "Death and the Dutch Uncle," by Patricia Moyes

    "Death and the Dutch Uncle," by Patricia Moyes

    Superintendent Henry Tibbett finds the murder of a small-time crook conceals a much more deadly plot.

    • 5 min
    "The Glimpses of the Moon," by Edmund Crispin

    "The Glimpses of the Moon," by Edmund Crispin

    Edmund Crispin's final full-length mystery featuring Gervase Fen. A mystery with artfully rearranged bodies & missing heads & eccentric characters & assorted mayhem - and funny as well.

    • 6 min

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