Wednesday, February 11, 2015

"Life Can Never Be Staid or Humdrum In a Community Where a Detective May Turn Out to Be a Murderer Or a Corpse Or, Stranger Still, a Detective"

"Oh, England! Full of Sin."
By Robert J. Casey (1890-1962).
First appearance: Scribner's, April 1937.
Online HERE.
When one comes in out of the wet and claims the hospitality of a host with a knife sticking out of his back, one knows what to expect and how to act. That is part of one's heritage as an Englishman.
Very, very funny—and so witty that we won't steal Casey's thunder by quoting any further from this classic. Just go there and enjoy.
Artwork by Tom Richmond
- Other attempts at spoofing a certain fictional British detective can be found HERE, HERE, and HERE.

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