Category Archives: Gladys Mitchell

DEATH AT THE OPERA (1934) by Gladys Mitchell

Gladys Mitchell is one of the true eccentrics of the Golden Age mystery, an author that easily divides fans of the genre, especially for her highly idiosyncratic plots and her decidedly ‘colourful’ detective, Mrs Bradley. After a couple of failed … Continue reading


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THE GOLDEN AGE OF MURDER – guest post by Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards is a pretty amazing fellow. Not only a solicitor and a fine and prolific mystery author, he is also the consulting editor for the bestselling range of vintage mystery reprints currently being undertaken by the British Library (and … Continue reading

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