Edmund Crispin

Edmund Crispin was the pseudonym of (Robert) Bruce Montgomery (1921-1978). His first crime novel and musical composition were both accepted for publication while he was still an undergraduate at Oxford. After a brief spell of teaching, he became a full-time writer and composer (particularly of film music. He wrote the music for six of the Carry On films. But he was also well known for his concert and church music). He also edited science fiction anthologies, and became a regular crime fiction reviewer for The Sunday Times. His friends included Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis and Agatha Christie.


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Blog Currently Reading - The Moving Toyshop, Edmund Crispin
Karen Chisholm
Monday, October 24, 2011
Review BURIED FOR PLEASURE - Edmund Crispin
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Blog Currently Reading - Buried for Pleasure, Edmund Crispin
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, March 4, 2010

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