CIS: The best of Ngaio Marsh

It might be because her name looks hard to pronounce – Ngaio is said nai-0h, though the Marsh part is easy enough. Or perhaps it’s…

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CIS: Lost gems of the Golden Age

There’s something inherently appealing about the best of the Golden Age – novels that have stood the test of time, which you can revisit anytime…

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Mr Campion’s Farewell

Written by Margery Allingham, completed by Mike Ripley — When Margery Allingham died in 1966, she had published 18 novels featuring her Golden Age private…

CIS: An introduction to Michael Innes

He’s one of the longest-serving literary detectives, but do lovers of classic crime still read the extravagant, erudite novels featuring Inspector John Appleby? Have crime…

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Gems from the Golden Age

Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy L Sayers – just a handful of the best-known names from the Golden Age of crime fiction back…

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