Journey Through Agatha Christie's England 

Thursday, October 7, 6:30pm

With Conrad Allen, PhD candidate and George L. Mosse European Cultural History Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Why was it impossible to find "good help" in England after the First World War? How close did Britain come to a socialist revolution in 1920s? What caused the widespread belief that people could see and talk to ghosts? Conrad Allen will answer these questions and more in his talk on the history of England and Europe during the period that Agatha Christie wrote her novels. In particular, he will focus on the aftermath of the First World War in England, including its effects on politics, class and gender relations, and daily life.

Part of our Big Read Programming Series. All are welcome to attend in this event though - even if you are not participating in the Big Read.