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A Life In Crime - ABC

Among my memories are the enormous number of Books I have read over the years, Crime novels mainly, good old Detective stories, a genre of Entertaining Fiction that has always Given me many Hours of reading pleasure. I have read all the "Campions," the "Lord Peters," the "Poirots," the "Morses" and "Lynleys," the "Monks" and "Pitts," as well as J. D. Robb's "In Death" series, in which the Killers choose a particular mode of murder, and Linda Fairstein, whose books are based on her own experiences. Margery Allingham is probably my favourite writer in this genre. Her Novels contain wonderfully descriptive passages, and Of course, her "hero" is one of the most Popular in crime fiction history, a Quintessentially unassuming "silly ass" Englishman. Rightly or wrongly, I suspect Campion was created in answer to D. L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey, a similar upper class twit, who is Utterly brilliant behind the clown's mask, Very much the Shakespearean concept of a fool. When I consider the eXtraordinary number of crime stories I have read, I wonder why I have not Yet written one myself. I must Zero in on my debut novel soon! 1. "Albert Campion" - Margery Allingham 2. "Lord Peter Wimsey" - Dorothy L. Sayers 3. "Hercule Poirot" - Agatha Christie 4. "Inspector Morse" - Colin Dexter 5. "Inspector Lynley" - Elizabeth George 6. "Inspector Monk" - Anne Perry 7. "Inspector Pitt" - Anne Perry May 7 2020 - "ABC" - Allright Poet

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