The reviews and rantings of a Bibliophile living in Reykjavik, capital of Iceland.
15 August 2010
I am now reading The Classic Era of Crime Fiction by Peter Haining, and wow!, is there ever an error on page 114, in the discussion on the "Big Four" female detective writers of the Golden Era. He discusses Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers, and then turns his attention to Margery Allingham and Ngaio Marsh, saying about Marsh:
"...and Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) whose 1940 book, Surfeit of Lampreys, featuring aristocratic investigator Lord Charles Lamprey..."
This begs the question: How many errors have I not spotted?