Detection Club Bingo

The Squares / Chapters:

1. A New Era Dawns: Ernest Bramah – The Tales of Max Carrados;
Emmuska Orczy – The Old Man in the Corner

2. The Birth of the Golden Age: A.A. Milne – The Red House Mystery

3. The Great Detectives: Margery Allingham – The Crime at Black Dudley, Mystery Mile, Look to the Lady, Police at the Funeral, Sweet Danger, Death of a Ghost, Flowers for the Judge, The Case of the Late Pig, Dancers in Mourning, The Fashion in Shrouds, Traitor’s Purse, and The Tiger in the Smoke;
Anthony Berkeley – The Poisoned Chocolates Case;
Patricia Wentworth – Miss Silver Intervenes, Latter End, The Watersplash, The Traveller Returns, Poison in the Pen, The Clock Strikes Twelve, The Alington Inheritance, The Gazebo, The Benevent Treasure, Anna Where Are You?, The Key, The Ivory Dagger, Out of the Past, The Silent Pool, The Catherine Wheel, and The Fingerprint;
Agatha Christie – Murder at the Vicarage

4. ‘Play Up! Play Up! and Play the Game!’: Freeman Wills Crofts – The Hog’s Back Mystery;
Dennis Wheatley and J.G. Links – Murder off Miami;
Members of the Detection Club – The Floating Admiral

5. Miraculous Murders: Anthony Wynne – Murder of a Lady;
John Dickson Carr – The Hollow Man

6. Serpents in Eden: Agatha Christie – The Moving Finger;
John Bude – The Lake District Murder;
Patricia Wentworth – Poison in the Pen;
Miles Burton – The Secret of High Eldersham

7. Murder at the Manor: Mavis Doriel Hay – The Santa Klaus Murder;
Ethel Lina White – The Spiral Staircase (aka Some Must Watch);
Georgette Heyer – Penhallow

8. Capital Crimes: Mavis Doriel Hay – Murder Underground;
E.C.R. Lorac – Bats in the Belfry

9. Resorting to Murder: Dorothy L. Sayers – Five Red Herrings;
Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

10. Making Fun of Murder: Edmund Crispin – The Moving Toyshop;
Alan Melville – Quick Curtain

11. Education, Education, Education: Mavis Doriel Hay – Death on the Cherwell

12. Playing Politics: Ngaio Marsh – The Nursing Home Murder

13. Scientific Enquiries: Christopher St. John Sprigg – Death of an Airman;
Freeman Wills Crofts – Mystery in the Channel

14. The Long Arm of the Law: Henry Wade – Lonely Magdalen

15. The Justice Game: Anthony Berkeley – Trial and Error;
Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express

16. Multiplying Murders: Anthony Berkeley – The Silk Stocking Murders

17. The Psychology of Crime: Lynn Brock – Nightmare

18. Inverted Mysteries: Anne Meredith – Portrait of a Murderer

19. The Ironists: Anthony Rolls – Family Matters;
Anthony Berkeley – The Wychford Poisoning Case

20. Fiction from Fact: Josephine Tey – The Franchise Affair

21. Singletons: Ellen Wilkinson – The Division Bell Mystery

22. Across the Atlantic: Patricia Highsmith – The Talented Mr. Ripley;
Q. Patrick (Richard Wilson Webb and Hugh Wheeler) – File on Fenton and Farr;
Mary Roberts Rinehart – Locked Doors  and The Red Lamp

23. Cosmopolitan Crimes: Georges Simenon – Pietr le Letton (Pietr the Latvian)

24. The Way Ahead: Nicholas Blake – A Question of Proof

Free Square / Eric the Skull: Martin Edwards – The Golden Age of Murder


The book that started it all:
Martin Edwards – The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books

The Detection Club Reading Lists:
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: The “100 Books” Presented
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 1-5
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 6 & 7
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 8-10
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 11-15
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 16-20
The story of Classic Crime in 100 Books: Other Books Mentioned, Chapters 21-24
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books & The Golden Age of Murder: List of all books


Other Project Page and Related Blog Posts:
First Detection Club Bingo Progress Post
Penultimate Detection Club Bingo Progress Post
My Final Two Detection Club Bingo Reads
Golden Age Mysteries: Further Reading
The Detection Club: New Project Page


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