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The Case of the Howling Dog by Erle Stanley Gardner

In January I read The Case of the Curious Bride also by Gardner and was rather disappointed because I found it far-fetched and at times was at a complete loss to understand what  Perry Mason was doing and why. I wondered whether … Continue reading

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The Case of the Curious Bride by Erle Stanley Gardner

First published in 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride is the 5th Perry Mason book by Erle Stanley Gardner. Synopsis extracted from the back cover: An attractive young woman calls at Perry Mason’s office to inquire if a friend … Continue reading

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The Case of the Lame Canary by Erle Stanley Gardner

The Case of the Lame Canary was originally published in 1937. My copy is a Penguin green and white reprint of 1961. At that date Erle Stanley Gardner was in his sixties and was one of the world’s best-selling mystery … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction Alphabet – G is for …

… Erle Stanley Gardner I was wondering what to choose to illustrate the letter G in Kerrie’s Crime Fiction Alphabet, but as I was writing how I began reading crime fiction I realised that it had to be Erle Stanley Gardner, the creator of Perry Mason. My … Continue reading

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