S2 Ep 1: Queens of Crime and the Golden Age of Detective Fiction

Welcome to Season 2! This season we are taking a look at four excellent female writers from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction: Ngaio Marsh, Josephine Tey, Margery Allingham, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

These authors were writing fiercely intelligent, wonderfully witty, and extraordinarily astute mystery novels in the 1920s and 1930s. Join us for a romp through the Golden Age, feminist-style!

Clockwise from top left: Dorothy L. Sayers, Josephine Tey, Margery Allingham, and Ngaio Marsh.

Season 2 Reading List:
A Surfeit of Lampreys by Ngaio Marsh
To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey
More Work for the Undertaker by Margery Allingham
Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
Have His Carcase by Dorothy L. Sayers
Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers

Thanks to Rob Muir for our theme song and all things audio. And thanks to you for listening!

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