Murder does like to be beside the seaside.
Thanks very much to my guests. Dr Allan Brodie is a visiting fellow at Bournemouth University and the author of books including England’s Seaside Heritage from the Air. Dr Kathryn Ferry is a historian of the British seaside and the author of books including The British Seaside Holiday, more information available at kathrynferry.co.uk.
Be aware: there is a brief, non-specific mention of suicide in this episode. There are no major spoilers and non-spoiler details given about the books listed below.
Mentioned in this episode:
— “Razor Edge” by Anthony Berkeley, collected in Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries edited by Martin Edwards
— And Being Dead by Margaret Erskine
Related Shedunnit episodes:
— Episode 1 of “Mysteries of Summer”: Cricket and Crime
— Episode 2 of “Mysteries of Summer”: Murder in a Heatwave
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