2020 Conference

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We are very proud to present our sixth annual Bodies From The Library conference celebrating the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Join us if you are a fan of Agatha Christie and her contemporaries – Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy L Sayers, John Dickson Carr, Margery Allingham, the Detection Club – or if you want to discover forgotten authors from the period.

Once again it is a one day conference with an exciting programme of discussions, presentations and panels on the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Writers, giving you a chance to:

•Meet leading experts on classic detective fiction

•Talk with modern authors whose novels follow in the Golden Age tradition

•Enjoy the amazing surroundings of our prestigious venue at the British Library.


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