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The Psychology of Anthony Berkeley

Released Wednesday, 14th October 2020
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He was one of the most influential crime novelists of the 1920s and 1930s, but has languished somewhat in obscurity since. A troubled, dark, incredibly innovative writer: to really get to know Anthony Berkeley, you need to dive deeply into his fiction.
Thanks to my guest Martin Edwards. His latest novel is Mortmain Hall and he’s on Twitter as @medwardsbooks.
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Books and sources:
Elusion Aforethought: The Life and Writing of Anth… by Malcolm Turnbull
As For The Woman by Francis Iles
The Layton Court Mystery by Anthony Berkeley
The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers
The Wychford Poisoning Case by Anthony Berkeley
The Florence Maybrick episodes of this podcast
The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
The Edith Thompson episode of this podcast
Roger Sheringham and the Vane Mystery by Anthony Berkeley
Messalina of the Suburbs  by E.M. Delafield
The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E. M. Delafield
The Silk Stocking Murders by Anthony Berkeley
The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley
Murder in the Basement by Anthony Berkeley
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
The Detection Club episode of this podcast, featur…
Malice Aforethought by Francis Iles
Before the Fact by Francis Iles
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