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E is for … Stanley Ellin

Kerrie’s Alphabet of Crime community meme over at the Mysteries in Paradise blog this week reaches the letter E. Those participating will post a review, author biog or a thematic item that matches the letter of the week either with … Continue reading

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HRF Keating RIP

It has been announced that the mystery author and critic HRF Keating died at the weekend at the age of 84.

Henry Reymond Fitzwalter Keating, known informally as Harry, will probably be best remembered for creating Inspector Ghote of the Indian police, though more recently he had started a new series featuring Harriet Martens. He was also a fine critic and reviewed crime fiction for The Times for over 15 years, taking over from Julian Symons.

His list of 100 of the best in mystery fiction can be found online here:

Keating’s homepage is at: Continue reading


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