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Queering The Golden Age

What if everything we thought about murder mysteries was wrong?

Thanks to my guest, Benedict Morrison. Among his many publications, you can read him on Agatha Christie’s theatrical work in the Bloomsbury Handbook to Agatha Christie.

Mentioned in this episode:
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
— The “Queer Clues” episode of Shedunnit
Towards Zero by Agatha Christie
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
Suddenly At His Residence aka The Crooked Wreath by Christianna Brand
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Queering Agatha Christie by J.C. Bernthal

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Locked Room

A body is found in a sealed chamber, definitely murdered, but there is no way the culprit can have got in or out. How was it done? Special thanks to my guest Jim Noy. He writes about detective fiction at theinvisibleevent.com, makes a podcast called In GAD We Trust, and once compiled a useful list… Continue Reading