Martin Edwards

Agatha Christie and the truth about detective fiction’s Golden Age

Agatha Christie is the best known author of crime fiction's Golden Age (Credit: Getty Images)

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Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards is a crime writer. His latest book The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators is out now

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