31. The Great Gladys

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On Philip Larkin, a reptilian sleuth with a mellifluous voice, and a small amount of witchcraft.

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Books and sources:
“Rediscovering Gladys Mitchell” by Lee Randall on Bookslut
“Open that window, Miss Menzies” by Patricia Craig in the London Review of Books
Philip Larkin on Gladys Mitchell in the Observer
On the Philip Larkin Collection in the British Library
Interview with Gladys Mitchell by B.A. Pike in the Armchair Detective, October 1976
Speedy Death by Gladys Mitchell
Brought to Book: Philip Larkin and His Bibliographer by B.C. Bloomfield
Here Lies Gloria Mundy by Gladys Mitchell
Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
The Devil at Saxon Wall by Gladys Mitchell
When Last I Died by Gladys Mitchell
Printer’s Error by Gladys Mitchell
Brazen Tongue by Gladys Mitchell
Sleuth’s Alchemy by Gladys Mitchell
Nest of Vipers by Gladys Mitchell
Here Comes a Chopper by Gladys Mitchell
Hangman’s Curfew by Gladys Mitchell
Spotted Hemlock by Gladys Mitchell
Watson’s Choice by Gladys Mitchell
The Mystery of a Butcher’s Shop by Gladys Mitchell

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