Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Paul Johnston

I Was Jack Mortimer by Alexander Lernet-Holenia, originally published in 1933 entitled Ich war Jack Mortimer, is »a fascinating snapshot of Vienna between the wars« says Laura Wilson. Her review of this and four other new published crime books you will find at The Guardian.

Jake Kerridge relishes new crime novels: The Chalk Girl by Carol O’Connell, The Child Who by Simon Lelic, Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George and The Silver Stain by Paul Johnston. Read his reviews at