29. Victorian Pioneers

Decades before Miss Marple, there were Victorian lady sleuths taking on the world with their bloomers and their bicycles.

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Books and sources:
The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime edited by Michael Sims
The Dead Witness: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Detective Stories edited by Michael Sims

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