For Further Investigation


Godfrey, T. (1989). English country house murders. New York: The Mysterious Press.
Murch, A.E. (1968). The development of the detective novel. New York: Greenwood Press.
Panek, L.L. (1987). An introduction to the detective story. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press.
Symons, J. (1969). The Detective story in Britain. London: Longman’s, Green & Co.
Symons, J. (1972). Mortal consequences: A history from the detective story to the crime novel. New York: Harper and Row.

WEB PAGES (a source for used and out of print books, because many works of golden age detective fiction are currently out of print)
A Classic Guide to Mystery and Detection
The Complete Newgate Calendar, vol. 1 (this is a record of the criminals in Newgate prison and their crimes from the 18th-19th centuries.)
The Golden Age of the British Detective Novel
Grobius Shortling's John Dickson Carr (Carter Dickson) Page
Mysterious Homepage
1 Mystery Street (a source for mystery novels)

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