L. C. Tyler Interview

LC Tyler’s great love of reading shows through in everything he writes. The author of the Herring Mystery series, he rapidly established himself in a crowded genre with these lugubrious comic novels. We finally caught

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LC Tyler’s great love of reading shows through in everything he writes. The author of the Herring Mystery series, he rapidly established himself in a crowded genre with these lugubrious comic novels.

We finally caught up with him to ask about his works so far and plans for the future.

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Show Notes

Author Website | Author Blog | Amazon UK Author Page
This show’s music: “Beneath the Iron Heel of Pagan Rome” by  Harlan Williams on the album The Glass Desert, available on Magnatune.com
Additional plug: the new Amazon Kindles

LC Tyler not only writes crime fiction, he is also a fan of the genre. His books reflect his breadth of reading, as does the interview today. These show notes are packed with references for you to explore.

  • Anthony Buckeridge – Jennings
  • Jerome K. Jerome
  • PG Wodehouse
  • Mark Twain
  • Ethelred the Unready
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • Agatha Christie
  • Golden Age of Detective Fiction
  • Dorothy L Sayers
  • Margery Allingham
  • PD James
  • Ellis Peters
  • Barbara Vine/Ruth Rendell
  • Pastiche – Tyler’s notes on pastiche used in The Herring Seller’s Apprentice
  • AA Milne
  • The Collector by John Fowles
  • Ryan David Jahn – Acts of Violence
  • Anthony Powell – A Dance to the Music of Time
  • Descartes
  • Barclay
  • Russell
  • Simon Blackburn – Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
  • James White Award
  • MacMillan New Writing
  • Mark Thomas
  • George Booth
  • Death on the Nile (Agatha Christie)
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Chris Ewan – A Thief’s Guide to …
  • Raymond Chandler
  • Edmund Crispin
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