Marrying Off Mother and other stories – Gerald Durrell

The first thing to say about these short stories is that it is not a sequel to “My Family and other Animals”. I am halfway through Slightly Foxed’s lovely edition of that book. https://foxedquarterly.com/shop/family-animals/   I did not manage to see the tv version (moving house etc). These stories are definitely for adults, as they include… More Marrying Off Mother and other stories – Gerald Durrell

Behind the Shattered Glass – Tasha Alexander. Reading the series….

Kate Shakleton. Masie Dobbs. Brother Michael and the physician Matthew. Lady Emily…. There are so many series of detective novels set in Victorian times, Medieval times, the interwar period that it can be a difficult and expensive job to keep up with them all. Many focus on women as detectives, writing about women who either… More Behind the Shattered Glass – Tasha Alexander. Reading the series….

Resorting to Murder – Holiday Mysteries – Edited by Martin Edwards

Another review, another British Library Crime Classic…. This one is full of short stories which take place at holiday resorts of all types, though mainly in the 1920s and 30s. It includes such noted authors as Arthur Conan Doyle, and some authors so obscure that it has obviously been difficult to get copies of the… More Resorting to Murder – Holiday Mysteries – Edited by Martin Edwards