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The Left Page

Jun 26, 2021

Hello everyone! In this episode I am joined by the incredible scholar Maeva Chargros to talk about the fascinating Nordic Noir, both as a genre and some of its histories and properly diving into not one example, but two! As we talk about Henning Mankell's Before the Frost and Stieg Larsson's first book of the Millenium...


Feb 12, 2021

Hello everyone! Welcome to our special 2 year anniversary episode!!! Still unbelievable I've made it this far! The Left Page is my most cherished project right now, and an absolute joy to do!

So I hope you enjoy this special character as we dive into the character of Arsène Lupin in the original stories, the recent...


Jul 5, 2019

This time we delve back into the world of the detective novel, but in a very different way, via the great Argentinian writer, Jorge Luís Borges! We read The Death and the Compass, an amazing short story, that messes around with everything we talked about last time on the Analytic Detective!

It's a very fun...


Apr 11, 2019

This time we talk about the Detective Novel! It's origins, some of it's first manifestations, and the first paradigm of the Analytic Detective! It's a very fun discussion on how violence can be portrayed and we also talk a lot about how detective stories are stupidly popular!

We go to some wild places this time, so sit...