A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
1/28/1967 Dare I Weep? Dare I Mourn?
January 28, 1967. Master spy novelist John LeCarre has written less than a handful of short stories, but one appeared in the Saturday Evening Post issue with this date. "Dare I Weep? Dare I Mourn" is the tale of a West German grocer named Koorp who has the odd job of getting his father's corpse over the border from East Berlin. It turns out to be a lot more complicated than it appears...