Welcome to The Crime Files!


Death in particular seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of innocent amusement than any other single subject – Dorothy L. Sayers

Not real-life murder of course, but in literature and expertly crafted stories of mystery and detection. One might only look to the success of the tenant at 221B Baker Street, or to the world of Poirot, to understand that the mystery novel is treasured worldwide, across racial, economic and religious divides.

As an avid crime reader from Australia, I want to create this blog in honour of the genre I read and admire so much. Up here I will post reviews, host discussions, and post upcoming news. I have worked in a bookstore for 3 years and would love to share my knowledge of great crime novels with you!

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