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Review: The Golden Age of Murder (2015) by Martin Edwards

March 28, 2017

Another language version of my previous post. I know I have followers for whom English is not their first language, so here is Martin Edwards Golden Age of Murder and reviews. Fab stuff.

A Crime is Afoot

Harper Collins; Edición: Reprint (5 de mayo de 2016). Format: Paperback edition. First published by HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-00-810598-3. 528 Pages.

y648About the Book: Detective stories of the Twenties and Thirties have long been stereotyped as cosily conventional. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The Golden Age of Murder tells for the first time the extraordinary story of British detective fiction between the two World Wars. A gripping real-life detective story, it investigates how Dorothy L. Sayers, Anthony Berkeley, Agatha Christie and their colleagues in the mysterious Detection Club transformed crime fiction. Their work cast new light on unsolved murders whilst hiding clues to their authors’ darkest secrets, and their complex and sometimes bizarre private lives.

Crime novelist and current Detection Club President Martin Edwards rewrites the history of crime fiction with unique authority, transforming our understanding of detective stories, and the brilliant but tormented men…

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  1. I love the ‘Poirot and Capone’ eras. This sounds fascinating. Thank you.

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