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Mary Fitt Biography - In Her Own Words !

A Brief Summary of Mary Fitt by … Mary Fitt !

Asked for a biography, Mary Fict says :
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The Moth Watch Murders By Miles Burton

The Moth Watch Murders By Miles Burton
Information on how to identify a first edition book for collectors and synopsis of the story for readers
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Simenon - Biography Information About the Creator of Maigret

Information About Georges Simenon

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Simenon was born at Liege in 1903. At 16 he wrote his first novel and began work as a journalist on the Gazette de Liege; and by the age of 29 he had published a very large number of novels- 150, according to one French newspaper, and 200, 250 or 277 according to others.

At this stage he decided to improve the quality of his writing, and since then, beginning with the famous Inspector Maigret series, fie has published over fifty novels. His work has been admired by almost all the leading French and English critics, and has been translated into twenty languages; its influence on the French film has been considerable, and the Maigret series, with Harry Baur as the Inspector, was popular in France before the war.

Temptation Harbour is a recent British film based on his story, Newhoven-Dieppe, and the new American film. The Man on the Eiffet Tower, is based on A Battle of Nerves. Simenon has travelled all over the world, and at one time lived on a cutter, with his wife as second-in-command, making long journeys of exploration round the coasts of northern Europe. After the war he acquired American citizenship; and at present he is living in Tucson, Arizona.

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Nicholas Blake aka Cecil Day Lewis Biograpraphy

Nicholas Blake Biography

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Under the pseudonym of ‘Nicholas Blake’ Cecil Day Lewis has written a number of first-class detective stories. Born in 1904, the son of a clergyman, he is related on his mother’s side to Oliver Goldsmith. He was educated at Sherborne and ac Wadham College, Oxford, and then became a schoolmaster.
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HRF Keating Biography More Information About

Henry Raymond Fitzwilliam Keating was educated at Merchant Taylor’s School and Trinity College, Dublin. He has been chief reviewer of crime, espionage and suspense fiction for The Times of London from 1967. He has also been prominent in the affairs of the Crime Writers7 Association, of which he was chairman from 1970-1971.
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Edmund Crispin Bibliography Biography Information

Edmund Crispin born 1921 was the pen name of Robert Bruce Montgomery. 
He went to Oxford university and this experience gave him the background for his mystery novels. Mostly academic mysteries the main series character is Gervase Fen an Oxford University Professor of English.
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R Austin Freeman The Magic Casket First Edition

R Austin Freeman The Magic Casket First Edition
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Ronald A Knox - Still Dead - Book Review

STILL DEAD is a detective-story by a rare writer who is not only a master of the craft but is also a master of the English, language. Set in Scotland, it tells how young Colin Reiver, recklessly driving a new sports car, is responsible for a fatal accident to a child, but is acquitted at law.

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Eugene Hastain Dustwrapper Artist

Eugene Hastain created some of the most evocative jacket artwork of the Golden Age period
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Hodder & Stoughton Publisher

A Guide to Collecting Books Published By Hodder & Stoughton
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