Tag: Agatha Christie

The Broken Mystery and the Deus Obliviscitus

Edgar Allan Poe invented the detective story with “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” but was already bored with the genre a year later, when he published its sequel, “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt.” C. Auguste Dupin wraps up his first murder case rather neatly, and if modern readers’ knowledge of zoology renders that ending…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #19: Detective Fiction

Our theme song this week is Chagall Guevara’s “Murder in the Big House” from their self-titled 1991 album–a forgotten gem. General Introduction – The Christian Humanist Circus – Responses to listener email – Our attempts at creative writing Getting Down to It – Bringing respect to detective fiction – Let’s leave phrenology out of this…