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‘The Railway Detective’ – Edward Marston

Set in 1851, this books starts off with a crime – a train robbery (of £3000 worth of gold sovereigns and post on its way to Birmingham) which leads to the serious injury of the driver, Caleb Andrews, and destruction … Continue reading

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‘The Mystery of the Blue Train’ – Agatha Christie

I re-read this title recently – one of Christie’s early Poirot mysteries – after having watched the ITV version starring David Suchet. The most recent of these TV adaptations have generally deviated quite a lot from Christie’s originals, to the … Continue reading

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