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The History of Crime Fiction

This is a great lecture on the history of crime fiction, with Peter Kemp examining the “whodunnit” format in particular and talking about the genre’s origins and developments throughout the years.

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Inspector Morse in Print and on TV

Inspector Morse writer Colin Dexter seems like a thoroughly nice chap, and delivers a personable and humorous talk in this video about various things, including the differences between writing novels and television.

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Agatha Christie’s Writing Process

Agatha Christie’s grandson uses the prolific author’s notebooks to provide a glimpse into her writing process.

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The Birth of Miss Marple

This one features a rare recording of Agatha Christie talking about the introduction of Miss Marple and the idea of a meeting between both of her iconic sleuths.

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The Birth of Poirot

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10 Reasons Why Columbo Is Still Such a Unique Show

After purchasing the Columbo box-set a few years ago, my liking for the show became an addiction. Every break I’d take from writing, I would sit down and watch an episode, sometimes even restarting the same disc as soon as it … Continue reading

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