Earl F. Bargainnier
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1987 - Social Science - 195 pages
The humor of Sherlock Holmes, Donald Westlake, Agatha Christie, Michael Innes, and Edmund Crispin are just a few of those discussed. A major point highlighted by this book is simply that wit, slapstick. laughter, and an anything-can-happen motif appear in a significant amount of fiction about crime.
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Comedy and the British Crime Novel
Detection as Diversion
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