Who Dunnit? 200 Years of Murder” crime and detective novels explored by Doug Eaton

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Start time: 14:00
End time: 15:30

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Talk and refreshments and a chance to find out more about Midhurst u3a

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The Golden Age of crime and detective novels

Obsession with crime and detective novels. The gallery of eccentric characters in the detective fiction genre. ‘Penny Dreadfuls’ Murder Tourism. Edgar Allen Poe, to Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle. The Golden Age of detective novels after the First World War with Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers amongst many others. The explosion of crime novels in recent years, which now accounts for over a third of all books sold – through to today’s “Cosy Crimes” epitomised by Richard Osman.

(“If you want ‘gruesome’ – it’s not!”)

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Adult: £2 members, £3 visitors


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Name: Midhurst u3a

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.u3asites.org.uk/midhurst

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Address: Midhurst Methodist Church Hall, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DU

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