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Christobel Kent, “A Fine and Private Place”

Apparently the late Magdalen Nabb was not the only Englishwoman who wrote murder mysteries set in Florence. Her Death of an Englishman, I find, was first published in 1981, so I suppose it’s not surprising that Christobel Kent should now … Continue reading

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Magdalen Nabb, “Vita Nuova”

I had almost forgotten about Magdalen Nabb; I’d certainly given up on her.  She was one of those mystery writers who surfaced in the 1980s – Edmund Crispin, Sarah Caudwell, Julian Barnes writing as Dan Kavanagh – who brought a … Continue reading

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