Coming soon--right after Soldiers of Paradise (and probably at least one Jack the Ripper story, from the collection I have)--will be:
that's two novels in one book! almost tempted to do Murder of a Quack first because, well, because it's called Murder of a Quack.
I very much enjoyed the humor, and the puzzle, in another book by this author:
and don't the covers of British Library Crime Classics just make you want to read them all?
Martin Edwards, in his two reference guides -
doesn't have much time for George Bellairs, except to keep pointing out that he was really a banker (Bellairs moniker a pseudonym), he can be considered a 'minor' Mystery novelist, and his novels are notably light and humorous. that's what I want, after the SF pick.