The detective stories of the 1920s and 30s aren’t exactly well known for being edgy, or at the vanguard of the struggle for gay rights. But there are queer clues everywhere in these books, if you only know where to look for them.
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Books referenced in order of appearance
—Queering Agatha Christie by JC Bernthal
—The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
—A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie
—Unnatural Death by Dorothy L Sayers
—Murder in the Closet edited by Curtis Evans and with essays by multiple authors, including Moira Redmond
—Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey
—Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie
—Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie
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