The Resource The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards

The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards

Label
The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story
Title
The golden age of murder
Title remainder
the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story
Statement of responsibility
Martin Edwards
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new light on unsolved murders whilst hiding clues to their authors' darkest secrets
Summary
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
Pace
Writing style
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, 2015.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Critical/Biographical, 2016.
  • Macavity Award for Best Critical/Biographical, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423993
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Edwards, Martin
Dewey number
823.087209
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detection Club
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • English fiction
  • Novelists, English
  • Murder in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes facsimile reproductions of the 1932 Constitution and Rules of the Detection Club (pages 441-447)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 481 pages
Isbn
9780008105969
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780008105969
Label
The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards
Publication
Note
Includes facsimile reproductions of the 1932 Constitution and Rules of the Detection Club (pages 441-447)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 481 pages
Isbn
9780008105969
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780008105969

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