Snobbery with Violence: English Crime Stories and Their Audience

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Eyre Methuen, 1979 - Literary Criticism - 256 pages
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This is a beautifully written survey of thriller/crime writing before the second world war. He exposes the easy anti-semitic thread that ran through the British genre at the time; this was linked with ... Read full review

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User Review  - [G] - Goodreads

This book is rather outdated now, having been written in the 1960s. While it's somewhat entertaining, what one remembers is Watson's apparently out-of-proportion disapprobation of Dorothy L Sayers. He ... Read full review

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