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Murder mysteries: if you believe the clichés, they all happened in the 1920s and 1930s, surrounded by flappers and butlers.  But let's take a second to wonder — why is it that detective fiction is so closely associated with this period style?


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Books mentioned in order of appearance:


The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie


The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie


Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers


The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham


A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway


Ariel by André Maurois


The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers


Third Girl by Agatha Christie


Halloween Party by Agatha Christie


Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear


The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear


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Find a full transcript of this episode at shedunnitshow.com/periodstyletranscript.


Music by Audioblocks and Blue Dot Sessions. See shedunnitshow.com/musiccredits for more details.

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