Tag Archives: Julian Symons

The Progress of a Crime by Julian Symons

If I were to pick the top three vintage crimes writers I discovered thanks to British Library Crime Classics, Julian Symons would undoubtedly make that list. I loved The Color of Murder which I read a while back, which is more of commentary on the justice system than a whodunit. Similarly, The Progress of a Crime which was inspired […]

The Belting Inheritance by Julian Symons

After reading the outstanding vintage crime novel The Colour of Murder, I had an appetite for some more Julian Symons. And as luck would have it, British Library Crime Classics published another one of Symons’s books this month! Christopher Barrington is the narrator of The Belting Inheritance which is set in a grand old country house called the […]

The Colour Of Murder by Julian Symons

I think I have found my new favorite British Library Crime Classic! The Colour of Murder is a gripping novel broken into two sections. Part One: Before is a tale of psychological intrigue, which is followed by Part Two: After where courtroom drama takes place upon the discovery of the crime. Before opens with John […]