Category Archives: Arthur Upfield

2016 – Crimes of the Century

As a way to ensure I read some older crime books in addition to the contemporary ones I generally prefer, I set myself a personal challenge this year to participate in the Crimes of the Century meme at least 6 … Continue reading

Posted in A.E. Martin (Aus), Arthur Upfield, books of the year, Crimes of the Century, Dorothy L. Sayers, E.M. Channon, Margaret Millar, memes and challenges, Michael Gilbert, Mickey Spillane, Pat Flower (Aus), R. Austin Freeman | 15 Comments

Books of the month: August 2016

Pick of the month The truth of the sentiment it’s quality not quantity that counts really rings true for my August reading month. I only managed to finish 4 books but they were all decent (even the one with the … Continue reading

Posted in Antonia Hodgson, Arthur Upfield, books of the month, David Owen (Aus), Emma Viskic (Aus), Patricia Abbott | 8 Comments

Books of the month: April 2016

Pick of the month Part of me wants to award Hideo Yokoyama’s SIX FOUR book of the month status as it felt like such an achievement to finish it and the last 100 or so pages were very satisfying. But … Continue reading

Posted in Aiofe Clifford (Aus), Allen Eskens, Amanda Ortlepp (Aus), Arthur Upfield, books of the month, Ellery Adams, Hideo Yokoyama, Karin Fossum, Ruth Rendell | 8 Comments

Books of the month: April 2015

Pick of the month The good thing about having completed only a paltry 4 books for the month is that it made picking a favourite pretty easy, though I think Jørn Lier Horst’s THE HUNTING DOGS would have made the … Continue reading

Posted in Arthur Upfield, books of the month, Jorn Lier Horst, Nadia Dalbuono, Yrsa Sigurdardottir | 14 Comments