Tag: Dorothy Sayers

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News & Notes – 3/07/15

News & Notes – 3/07/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News Harper Lee tells persistent journalist to “Go away!” (Huffington Post) Children’s and YA Authors protest against the gendering of books. GalleyCat has a fairly… Read more »

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My Top Ten Book Heroines

My Top Ten Book Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Things I Love/Hate About Romance in Books. Wait, you want me to keep this down to a mere ten? You’ve got to be kidding me!  OK, here are some of… Read more »

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REVIEW: The Late Scholar, by Jill Paton Walsh

REVIEW: The Late Scholar, by Jill Paton Walsh

The Late Scholar by Jill Paton Walsh Series: Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane #4 Published by Minotaur Books on 6/17/14 Genres: British mystery, Historical Mystery, Mystery Format: eARC Source: the publisher Goodreads A new murder mystery featuring Lord Peter Wimsey – now a Duke – and his wife Harriet Vane,… Read more »

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Favorite British Mystery Authors (a series)

Favorite British Mystery Authors (a series)

One of the genres I enjoy is mystery, and particularly British mystery.  Five women dominated the “Golden Age” of British mystery: Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers, Ngaio Marsh, Josephine Tey, and Margery Allingham.  Of the five, Christie and Sayers are probably the best-known. Christie and Marsh enjoyed the longest reigns.  Sayers… Read more »

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