Daily Archives: November 2, 2015

Mystery Mile, by Margery Allingham: A Review

As the first novel to feature the character of Mr. Albert Campion in a central role, 1930’s Mystery Mile went in for a memorable start. An affable, if somewhat foolish-seeming individual, Campion is first described as “a pale young man … Continue reading

Posted in Authors-Allingham Margery, Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kingsblood Royal, by Sinclair Lewis: A Review

Sinclair Lewis’ fascinating but flawed race-parable is a frustrating novel, rewarding in places, but often unsatisfying. It fails in terms of plotting and a massively, wildly unresolved ending that any editor should have sent back for a re-draft. While Kingsblood Royal succeeds … Continue reading

Posted in Authors-Lewis Sinclair, Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment