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Alfred Hitchcock – Peter Ackroyd

And yet more feet of clay appear on icons. Perversion, perverseness, promiscuity… oh well. I suppose it was naive to think, for example, Grace Kelly didn’t have that many affairs. So, when I have no more illusions left, does that … Continue reading

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A Shilling for Candles – Josephine Tey

Another excellent example of “not your ordinary mystery novel”. A body is discovered on a beach, and the immediate assumption of suicide is soon contradicted by the evidence. (I have to say I’m a little impressed that the article found … Continue reading

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