ClassicMystery

14 yrs and up, $175 - Prerequisite: One Intermediate level course

Whodunit – and why? Plunge into the whirl of profound truths that weave through these beloved masterpieces of mystery literature. Discover the foggy secrets of the first detective novel ever written, match wits with Sherlock Holmes, and test your own solution to a mystery its own author died without revealing! Both thrilling and full of timeless ideas, these stories are a true treat for mystery-lovers.

To Buy:

  • The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

Reading List:

Week #1: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapters 1 – 6

Class #2: The Hound of the Baskervilles , Chapter 7 – End of Book

Class #3: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle

Class #4: The Chief Mourner of Marne by G.K Chesterton

Class #5: The Eye of Apollo by G.K. Chesterton

Class #6: Whose Body? By Dorothy Sayers

Class #7: “The Purloined Letter” by Edgar Allan Poe

Class #8: The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie,  Chapters 1 – 16

Class #9: The Secret Adversary,  Chapters 17 – The End

Class #10: The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens,  Chapters 1 - 9

Class #11: The Mystery of Edwin Drood,  Chapters 10 - 16

Class #12: The Mystery of Edwin Drood , Chapters 17- 23 (the point when Dickens died.)

Class #13: Selections from The Poet and the Lunatics by G. K Chesterton

Class #14: Selections from The Poet and the Lunatics by G. K Chesterton