CRIME FICTION SUGGESTED SECONDARY READING TERM 2
John D Coates, Chesterton and the Edwardian Cultural Crisis, Hull University Press, 1984
G K Chesterton, As I Was Saying: A Chesterton Reader ed. Robert Knille, Eerdmands, 1985
G K Chesterton,Autobiography, Hutchinson & Co., 1936.
G K Chesterton, Essays by G.K. Chesterton: selected with a preface by John Guest ; illustrated by Newton Whittaker. Collins Clear-type Press, 1939.
G K Chesterton,G. K. Chesterton : A Half Century of Views edited by D. J. Conlon, OUP, 1987 Maisie Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, Sheed & Ward, 1944
Agatha Christie, Autobiography, Harper Collins (2001) 
Merja Makinen, Agatha Christie : investigating femininity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Janet Morgan.Agatha Christie:a biographyFontana, 1985
Charles Osbourne, The Life and Times of Agatha Christie, Harper Collins (1999)
Shaw and Vanacker, Reflecting on Miss Marple, Routledge, 1991
Susan Rowland,From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell : British women writers in detective and crime fiction, Palgrave, 2004.
Barrell, John: "Death
on the Nile: fantasy and the literature of tourism
Essays in Criticism (41:2) 1991, 97-127. (F. W. Bateson memorial lecture, 13 Feb. 1991.) (1991)
Glenwood Irons (ed.), Feminism in Women's Detective Fiction. U of Toronto P, 1995.
Barbara Reynolds, Dorothy Sayers: Her Life and Soul, St. Martin's. 1993
Valerie Pitt, ‘Dorothy Sayers: The Masks of Lord Peter’ in Clive Bloom (ed.), Twentieth-Century Suspense: The Thriller Comes of Age. St. Martin's, 1990.
Gayle F Wald, ‘
Strong Poison: Love and the Novelistic in Dorothy Sayers’<
Walker and Frazer (ed.) The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory. Western Illinois Univ., 1990.
Laurel Young, ‘Dorothy L. Sayers and the New Woman Detective Novel’, in Clues,Summer 2005.Vol. 23, Iss. 4; pg. 39, 15 pgs
Ngaio Marsh, Black Beach and Honey Dew: An Autobioraphy, Collins, 1966
Katherine, McDorman, Ngaio Marsh, Twayne Publishers, 1991
Mary Weinkauf, Murder Most Poetic: The Mystery Novels of Ngaio Marsh, Brownstone Books, 1996.
General Twentieth Century Crime Fiction Related
Nicola Humble, The Feminine Middlebrow Novel 1920s to 1950s: Class, Domesticity, and Bohemianism, OUP, 2001
Stephen Knight, Form and Ideology in Crime Fiction, Macmillan, 1980
Alison Light, Forever England: Feminism, Literature and Conservatism between the wars, Routledge, 1991
Gill Plain, Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body, Edinburgh University Press, 2001
Susan Rowland, From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell: British Women Writers in Detective and Crime Fiction, Palgrave, 2004
Piers Brandon, The Decline and Fall of the British Empire 1781-1997, Vintage 2008
Eric Hobsbawm, The Age of Empire 1875-1914, Abacus, 2003
(For the transition from 19thto 20thCentury, i.e. term 1 to term 2).
Eric Hobsbawm, The Age of Extremes 1914-1991, Abacus, 2003
(Early parts for the first half of 20thCentury, including chapter ‘End of Empire’)
Wendy Webster, Englishnes and Empire 1939-1965, OUP, 2007
(For transition into WWII and changes in Empire)
Egypt– The Cambridge History of Egypt, Vol.2 Modern Egypt ed E M Daly, CUP, 1998
Beinin and Lockmann, Workers on the Nile: Nationalism, Communism, Islam and the Egyptian
Working Class, 1882-1954, Taurus, 1998