ALWYN TURNER reads some detective novels from the 1930s.
ALWYN TURNER reads some interwar detective novels by Agatha Christie and Margery Allingham.
Hilaire Belloc’s political satire from 1908 still works, says ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER on a 1920 novel by Anna Buchan, aka O. Douglas.
ALWYN TURNER goes back to 1923 to read about Sapper’s other great hero.
ALWYN TURNER on Edgar Wallace’s cynical tales of colonial administration from 1911.
ALWYN TURNER on Dornford Yates (beloved of both Michael Gove and Mark Gatiss) and his 1950 novel of lost England.