Monday, September 20, 2021

Radio show, Christie's The Secret of Chimneys.

During September, actors from the Albany Civic Theater in Albany, OR, are performing a radio-play version of Agatha Christie's The Secret of Chimneys (1925), which involves a country house, a secret society, blackmail, and murder. Three episodes are currently available.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The return of F. Tennyson Jesse.

F. Tennyson Jesse
In October, the British Library will reprint F. Tennyson Jesse's A Pin to See the Peepshow (1934) as part of its Women Writers series. The novel is based on the Thompson-Bywaters murder case of 1922–23. Jesse—the great-niece of Alfred, Lord Tennyson and a war correspondent, playwright, screenwriter, and novelist—was known for involvement in the series on notable British trials as well as her works with female detective Solange Fontaine.

Monday, September 06, 2021

The illustrated Raymond Chandler.

On Creative Boom, Emily Gosling discusses an illustrated Chinese edition of Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye (some illustrations from the book included in the post). The artist is Klaus Kremmerz.