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Murder in the Library

Murder in the Library

Update: 2024-06-191


There’s something sinister in the stacks.

Thanks to my guest Harriet Evans, aka Harriet F. Townson, who is the author of D is for Death.

My new book, A Body Made of Glass: A History of Hypochondria, is out now. To find out more and get your copy, visit my website

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Mentioned in this episode:

The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

A Case of Books by Bruce Graeme

— The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers

Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers

— Operation Pax by Michael Innes

— The Widening Stain by W. Bolingbroke Johnson

"The Library of Babel" by Jorge Luis Borges

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

— Katie's Terror by David Fisher

— The Jacqueline Kirkby series by Elizabeth Peters

— Open and Closed by Mat Coward

— The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

D is for Death by Harriet F. Townson

— Letters from Menabilly: Portrait of a Friendship by Oriel Malet

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Murder in the Library

Murder in the Library

Caroline Crampton