How to Survive a Classic Crime Novel
What would you do if you found yourself in the world of the classic crime novel? How would you avoid being framed for murder – or evade an untimely demise? Let classic crime expert Kate Jackson give you the tools to survive the golden age murder mystery.
From dinner parties to detective interrogations, you’ll need to know how to keep your wits about you in a world of red herrings, hidden identities and one too many suspicious butlers…
Complete with commissioned illustrations by Joanna Lisowiec, this insightful parody of the genre takes survival tips from an international cast of crime writers including Agatha Christie, Craig Rice, Ngaio Marsh, Phyllis Bentley, Josephine Tey, Augusto de Angelis, Dorothy L. Sayers, Cyril Hare, Georgette Heyer, Sheila Pim, Sebastien Japrisot, Ethel Lina White and Helen McCloy. The volume, of course, also features a whole host of favourite authors from the British Library Crime Classics series.
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