Anna Katherine Green

In this episode, Brook and Sarah discuss Anna Katharine Green, whose writing inspired Agatha Christie. Green’s 1878 novel, The Leavenworth Case, is one of the first to include a detailed coroner’s inquest and ballistic evidence and set the stage for generations of future mystery authors.

The Leavenworth Case, Anna Katharine Green (1878).
A Strange Disappearance, Anna Katharine Green (1880).
“The House in the Mist,” Anna Katharine Green (1905).
Women of Mystery: The Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists. (2000). Martha Hailey DuBose, St. Martins Press.

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