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“1962: The Savoy Party Photo” (by R.T.Raichev)

R.T. (Raicho) Raichev’s previous post for this site examined the short stories of P.D. James. Raicho is a lifelong fan of English crime fiction and wrote his university dissertation on the subject. In this new post he examines and compares … Continue reading

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“A Belgian Mystery (Solved by Poirot Himself)” (By Hilde Vandermeeren)

Hilde Vandermeeren, a psychologist and former teacher, had authored some forty books for children (winning numerous literary prizes for them) before she wrote her first crime novel, When Darkness Fell, in 2013—and it won the Hercule Poirot Public (or “Readers”) … Continue reading

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MYSTERIOUS VOYAGES

These days I’m not much of a traveler; it generally takes a business commitment to get me to leave home. It’s not that I don’t like being in new—and even exotic—places. I do. It’s just that getting there is no … Continue reading

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