The Crime Conductor (Philip MacDonald)

By Philip MacDonaldFirst published: US: Doubleday, 1931; UK: Collins, 1932 ★★ I recently wrote that the Humdrums were ingenious, but rarely clever. Philip MacDonald has cleverness in spades. In his best books, he tried to do something new. He invented the serial killer novel, and the "race-against-time-to-save-a-man-from-the-rope" novel.  He put the epilogue first and the prologue … Continue reading The Crime Conductor (Philip MacDonald)