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Meet The Coles

What happens when a couple of socialists decide to write mysteries?

Thanks to my guest, Curtis Evans. His blog is The Passing Tramp and his book, The Spectrum of the English Murder, it is available through all good booksellers. 

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Mentioned in this episode:
The Spectrum of English Murder by Curtis Evans
The World of Labour by GDH Cole
An Introduction to Trade Unionism by GDH Cole
The Intelligent Man’s Guide Through World Chaos by GDH Cole
What Marx Really Meant by GDH Cole
Whose Body? by Dorothy L Sayers
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
The Cask by Freeman Wills Crofts
— The Brooklyn Murders by GDH Cole
— The Death of a Millionaire by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Snobbery With Violence by Colin Watson
— Big Business Murder by GDH and Margaret Cole
— The Brothers Sackville by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Disgrace To The College by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Double Blackmail by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Murder at the Munition Works by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Scandal at School by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Burglars In Buck by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Greek Tragedy by GDH and Margaret Cole
— Knife in the Dark by GDH and Margaret Cole

Related Shedunnit episodes:
The Mysterious Dorothy Bowers
Double Trouble
Policing the Detectives

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A Century of Whodunnits Transcript

Something I love about making this podcast is the space it provides for me to zoom right in. I can dedicate a whole episode to a single trope from classic detective fiction, whether that’s tropes like “the butler did it” or settings like “on a boat”. I’ve narrowed the focus even further by putting a… Continue Reading

A Century of Whodunnits

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