ALWYN TURNER reads some interwar detective novels by Agatha Christie and Margery Allingham.
ALWYN TURNER encounters Guy Boothby’s evil mastermind from the 1890s.
Conan Doyle’s great science-fiction adventurer is celebrated by ALWYN TURNER.
ALWYN TURNER on Conan Doyle’s Napoleonic hero: ‘all spurs and moustaches’.
ALWYN TURNER reads a Victorian tale of gender-fluid horror.
ALWYN TURNER has an appointment with Algernon Blackwood’s psychic doctor to discuss a case of reefer madness.
Karl Marx, Madame Tussaud & Paris in 1848? It must be a novel by the editor of the Spectator, says ALWYN TURNER.
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ALWYN TURNER goes back to 1923 to read about Sapper’s other great hero.
ALWYN TURNER on AEW Mason’s classic adventure novel from 1902.
Inspector Alleyn in the Swinging Sixties? It’s not right, says ALWYN TURNER.
DAN ATKINSON is unimpressed by propaganda masquerading as drama.