The Golden Age of Murder

The Golden Age of Murder

The Mystery of the Writers Who Invented the Modern Detective Story

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at how the authors in the Detection Club, which came to include such personalities as Agatha Christie, G.K. Chesterton, and Dorothy Sayers, changed the way mystery novels were conceived and written in 1920s and 1930s Britain.

Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.R.F.KEATING crime writing awards, this real-life detective story investigates how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction.

Publisher: London : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2015
ISBN: 9780008105969
Branch Call Number: 823.0872 EDW
Characteristics: xxiv, 481 p. :,ill., ports. ;,25 cm.


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