A is for Arsenic: RN program about Agatha Christie & poison

A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie is a new book, exploring the science behind the poisons used in the novels of Agatha Christie.

Over the course of her writing career, Christie killed-off over 300 of her characters.

Some were drowned, others were stabbed, but the vast majority were poisoned.

Arsenic, Cyanide, Hemlock and Thallium – the list of poisons runs vast and wide.

Science communicator Kathryn Harkup has been studying how Agatha Christie mixed her lethal doses.

Listen online on RN till 12 December or download to your pod anytime.