Detection Club

Connections

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Anthologization Ngaio Marsh
Asked for a short story by Julian Symons in 1978, for a volume in aid of the Detection Club and specified to include trial by jury, she turned in the brilliant Morepork (titled from the...
Friends, Associates P. D. James
Her friends and colleagues included people in Scotland Yard, forensic scientists, lawyers, and politicians (for example, the former Prime Minister John Major and his wife Norma ). She was a member of the Detection Club
Leisure and Society Ruth Rendell
She belonged to several London clubs. One was the very popular Groucho Club in Soho, where writers, artists, film-makers, photographers, and musicians give performances, readings, interviews, and exhibitions of their works. She also belonged to...
Performance of text Dorothy L. Sayers
DLS organised an experimental radio mystery play, The Scoop, by herself and Detection Club members E. C. Bentley , Anthony Berkeley , Freeman Wills Crofts , and Clemence Dane . It was broadcast serially on the BBC .
Sayers, Dorothy L., E. C. Bentley, Anthony Berkeley, Agatha Christie, Freeman Wills Crofts, and Clemence Dane. “The Scoop: Parts I-XII”. The Listener.
Textual Production Agatha Christie
In 1945 AC was invited by the Ministry of Information to write an essay on the English detective novel, as part of a campaign to promote English cultural institutions and the national way of life...
Textual Production Clemence Dane
Textual Production Dorothy L. Sayers
DLS contributed to the Detection Club 's first radio serial, Behind the Screen.
Brabazon, James. Dorothy L. Sayers. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1981.
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Textual Production Dorothy L. Sayers
DLS was an enthusiastic and longstanding member of the Detection Club , a group of detective novelists who met regularly to discuss their craft. DLS helped to establish the club, and served as its President...
Textual Production Dorothy L. Sayers
Even after the introduction of Harriet Vane, DLS continued to write detective novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey alone. She also wrote short stories (published in collections: Hangman's Holiday, 1933, and In the Teeth of...

Timeline

By late 1931
Twelve certain members of the Detection Club (including Agatha Christie , Dorothy L. Sayers , G. K. Chesterton , Clemence Dane , G. D. H. Cole and Margaret Cole ) published a collaborative detectivenovel called...