Meet Maud West, a real life lady detective from the golden age of detective fiction who lived a very colourful life — as well as sleuthing, she liked to dress up as Charlie Chaplin and once threatened to shoot a ghost. But who was she, really?
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Books mentioned in order of appearance:
—The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective by Susannah Stapleton
—British Women in the Twentieth Century by Elsie M. Lang
—Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness Orczy
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