Byre World: Lost Detectives

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organising a public lecture/debate/seminar


The ‘Lost Detectives’ project is devoted to the adaptation and popularisation of forgotten works of nineteenth-century Russian crime fiction. In this ‘In Conversation’ event, Claire Whitehead and author-illustrator Carol Adlam discuss their collaborative work on adapting Semyon Panov’s Three Courts (1876), Nikolai Timofeev’s Notes of an Investigator (1872) and Aleksandr Shkliarevskii’s A Secret Investigation (1881). Their conversation will be accompanied by extracts from the adaptation of Notes of an Investigator as an edition of Radio 4’s Today programme.
Period11 Nov 2020
Event typeSeminar
Degree of RecognitionNational