Tuesday Sep 13, 2022

Historical Mystery (part 1)

Whether set in ancient Egypt or the 1920s, readers are sure to find a historical mystery set in a period they love. In this episode, Brook and Sarah discuss the origins of historical mysteries and share some of their favourites.

Books and authors mentioned:

William Shakespeare

Leo Tolstoy

Sir Walter Scott

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Agatha Christie Death Comes as the End

Brother Cadfael series by Ellis Peters

Anne Perry The Cater Street Hangman

Umberto Echo The Name of the Rose

Andrea Penrose's Wrexford and Sloane series

Iona Whishaw's Lane Winslow series

C.J. Sansom's Shardlake series

Tasha Alexander's Lady Emily series

"The Three Apples" in One Thousand and One Nights

Deanna Raybourn Lady Julia Gray series and the Veronica Speedwell series

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters Philippa Gregory


References:

"Deanna Raybourn on Mistaken Perceptions of the Victorian Age". Writer Writer Pants on Fire, Feb. 28, 2022. Ep. 194

https://celadonbooks.com/what-is-historical-fiction/

 

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Music: Signs To Nowhere by Shane Ivers - www.silvermansound.com 

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