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The Best of Jennings – Anthony Buckeridge

(Sevenoaks 2010) Jennings Goes To School (1950) / Jennings Follows A Clue (1951) / Jennings’ Little Hut (1951) / Jennings and Darbishire (1952) The Jennings stories originally came to life in 1948 as a series of radio plays on Children’s … Continue reading

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Death at the Opera – Gladys Mitchell

(Vintage 2010, originally published 1934) Gladys Mitchell’s detective novels, featuring the gloriously eccentric Mrs (later Dame Beatrice) Bradley, seem to have fallen rather out of favour, and are just now being republished in a piecemeal fashion. Mrs Bradley is independently … Continue reading

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