Should detective fiction be easy reading?
Thanks to my guest, Eric Sandberg. He is an assistant professor at City University of Hong Kong and the editor of Dorothy L. Sayers: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction.
Mentioned in this episode:
— Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
— The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
— The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
— Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers
— “The Case of Miss Dorothy Sayers” by Q. D. Leavis in Scrutiny (December 1937)
— Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
— “Who Cares Who Killed Roger Ackroyd?” by Edmund Wilson in The New Yorker (20 June 1945)
— The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
— The “Happily Ever After” episode of Shedunnit
— The “Dorothy’s Secret” episode of Shedunnit
— The “Dorothy L. Sayers Solves Her Mystery” episode of Shedunnit
— The “Detection Club” episode of Shedunnit
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