Day: October 8, 2017

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Detection Club Bingo: My Progress So Far

  Chapter 1, A New Era Dawns: Ernest Bramah – The Tales of Max Carrados Chapter 5, Miraculous Mysteries: Anthony Wynne – Murder of a Lady Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1606222/detection-club-bingo-my-progress-so-far

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Ernest Bramah: The Tales of Max Carrados

A Blind Sherlock Holmes Ernest Bramah’s tales of the independently wealthy, blind amateur detective Max Carrados were once featured in Strand Magazine alongside Arthur Conan Dolye’s Sherlock Holmes stories, and jointly with those and R. Austin Freeman’s Dr. Thorndyke narratives they carried the distinction of having been singled out by George Orwell as “the only […]

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Anthony Wynne: Murder of a Lady

The Babes in the … Loch? Well, this was a fun read. Anthony Wynne (real name: Robert McNair Wilson), Martin Edwards informs us in this book’s preface and in The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, was the long-standing medical correspondent of The Times; a man with many and varied interests which, in addition […]

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