Forgotten Books: A Murder Staged: Anthony Gilbert’s The Musical Comedy Crime

I experienced a sense of deja vu while reading Anthony Gilbert's The Musical Comedy Crime. A man is murdered and Inspector Field investigates. He zooms in on one suspect and despite misgivings arrests him. Then Scott Egerton, the Liberal politician- detective of Gilbert's early novels (before the advent of her most masterly creation, Arthur Crook) … Continue reading Forgotten Books: A Murder Staged: Anthony Gilbert’s The Musical Comedy Crime

Tuesday Intros and Teaser Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Bibliophile by the Sea hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, where one shares the first paragraph or (2) of a book one is reading or thinking about reading soon.  Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:• Grab your … Continue reading Tuesday Intros and Teaser Tuesdays