Friday, April 15, 2016

The 1938 Club


The 1938 Club I just found out about The 1938 Club from the lovely Kate over at crossexaminingcrime and decided I needed to join in.

 Karen and Simon (host blog) started with The 1924 Club and asked bloggers to read books from that year during a specific week. They had such a grand time that they've decided to make it a twice-yearly event and are now asking bloggers and blog readers to read a book published in 1938, and to write about it during one week. They welcome novels, stories, non-fiction, poetry, absolutely anything from anywhere in the world – and together we can build up a much broader sense of the year than could be achieved by an individual reader. There won’t be a single ethos for 1938, of course, but there will hopefully be a fantastic cross-section. They will take old reviews of 1938 offerings as well as new blog posts.

Since I just found out about it. I'm going to just look through my previous reviews and see what I have to offer up:

Murder for Christmas (aka Hercule Poirot's Christmas OR A Holiday for Murder) by Agatha Christie
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier 
The Bigger They Come by A. A. Fair (Erle Stanley Gardner)
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
A Blunt Instrument by Georgette Heyer
Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis
The Black-Headed Pins by Constance & Gwenyth Little
Some Buried Caesar by Rex Stout 
 The Bone Is Pointed by Arthur W. Upfield

1 comment:

Simon Thomas said...

Wow, you have read a lot of 1938 books! And some really great, unusual choices - thank you so much.