Worthing Library delves into the (under)world of crime

Free lunchtime talk at the library

Last updated:
13 March 2017

Worthing Library is hosting a free lunchtime talk with a gruesome slant as Doug Eaton looks at the British obsession with crime.

‘Whodunnit? 200 years of Murder’ talk will take place on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 12.10pm where you’ll hear about Sweeney Todd, Jack the Ripper and Victorian melodramas.
From Sherlock Holmes and Dickens, to PD James and Ruth Rendell, join us, if you dare…

In his talk, Doug, who is a seasoned speaker and has given talks at Worthing Library in the past, will discuss the obsession with crime and detective novels. Learn about the rash of novels about female Private Eyes, how the First World War transformed crime fiction and the introduction of the 'thriller'.
Worthing Library is a hub of community activity. In a single year, it was visited almost 250,000 times. With modern facilities, 345,011 items of stock and several regular activities for adults and families, Worthing Library has something for everyone.

WHODUNNIT? 200 Years of Murder – a talk by Doug Eaton
Tuesday 4 April 2017, 12.10pm – 12.50pm
Free event, just drop-in.
Worthing Library, Richmond Road, Worthing, BN11 1HD
Tel: 01903 704809   
Email: worthing.library@westsussex.gov.uk
Website: www.westsussex.gov.uk/libraries  
Facebook: www.facebook.com/westsussexreads

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