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Mavis Doriel Hay: Death on the Cherwell

Enid Blyton in Oxford Meh.  I think if the protagonists of this mystery had been some 3 or 5 years younger, and if I’d read this in my teens or preteens, I’d have loved it — this is exactly the sort of book I used to swallow way back when (Enid Blyton’s O’Sullivan Twins / […]

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Mavis Doriel Hay: The Santa Klaus Murder

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 13 – Christmas All the Right Feels Of all of my Christmas reads this year to date, I can’t think of a more fitting candidate for the Christmas holiday book bonus joker.  This is a nicely plotted Golden Age country house holiday party mystery, with decidedly more likeable […]

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