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BOOK REVIEW

THE TIMES OF LONDON ANTHOLOGY OF DETECTIVE STORIES by Agatha Christie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1973

"The authors enjoyed themselves, obviously, and devotees of the traditional will too."
Ten tales selected from over a thousand submitted to a detective story competition in the London Times — generally of a conventional frame with a saving squiggle of surprise. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 1, 1974

"O'Gorman and Bell make this a worthwhile volume — the others beat dead horses (automobiles?)."
They're still hacking away at that tired subject, technology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 4, 1936

"Excellent fare for those who take detecting seriously, good yarns and Cornish's criticisms show up the weaknesses."
Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Croft, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy Sayers, Russell Thorndike, in separate murder stories present the "perfect crime". Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 2, 1983

"Miss Pettigrew thinks that the first blow was fatal; therefore she pretends that she dealt the second,' etc., etc.) More nostalgia than topnotch mystery, then, but the Christie touch is definitely, agreeably in evidence—especially in The Scoop."
Before the famous The Floating Admiral (1932), Christie, Dorothy Sayers, and their London Detection Club chums collaborated on two novella-length serials—here published in book form for the first time. Read full book review >