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Detective Fiction in the 20th Century

A Notion of Evil

April 16, 2019 - June 11, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Brownville Free Public Library

A Let's Talk About It series

Series: Detective Fiction in the 20th Century: A Notion of Evil 

This series examines the enormous popularity of mystery/detective fiction and at the same time provides a highly entertaining platform to consider the nature of a specific literary genre. Most importantly, this series allows participants an opportunity to experience how literature grows out of, changes, and is changed by the cultural climate and historical moment from which it springs.

Dates: April 14, April 30, May 14, May 28, and June 11, 2019


Let’s Talk About It provides public libraries with free, scholar-led book discussions. Its many series enable libraries to bring community members together in conversation around a range of compelling themes that reflect community interests.