Mr Bazalgette's Agent by Leonard Herrick

The British Library’s dedication to publishing new editions of lost and forgotten crime fiction is an affirmation of the genre’s importance to the UK’s literary heritage. Mr Bazalgette’s Agent, originally published in 1888, is a concise, captivating novel written in diary form that arrives in…
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CIS: Why No1 Ladies' is now a classic

As I sit here sipping my red bush tea (artistic licence… it’s PG Tips!), I’ve been reflecting on how long I’ve been acquainted with Mma Precious Ramotswe, and why she deserves her place in the list of classic crime novels. I first met this lovely…
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