ALWYN TURNER on Charles Mansford’s ‘most unpleasant’ school story, published in 1896.
ALWYN TURNER on ‘a fabulous book, sometimes thriller, sometimes satire’ from 1909.
ALWYN TURNER reads the books that inspired his granddad.
ALWYN TURNER reads some detective novels from the 1930s.
ALWYN TURNER reads some stories about Lord Peter Wimsey.
ALWYN TURNER reads some interwar detective novels by Agatha Christie and Margery Allingham.
Private detective? Secret identity? Take two cliches into the shower? ALWYN TURNER on Guy Boothby’s character Simon Crane.
From 1886, it’s the greatest ever horror story, re-read by ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER encounters Guy Boothby’s evil mastermind from the 1890s.
Conan Doyle’s great science-fiction adventurer is celebrated by ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER’s reviews of books from the late 19th century and the early 20th.
ALWYN TURNER on Conan Doyle’s Napoleonic hero: ‘all spurs and moustaches’.