An Introduction to the Detective Story

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Popular Press, 1987 - Fiction - 214 pages
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This book is a no-apologies introduction to Detective Fiction. It's written in an aggressive, modern English well-suited to a genre which has traditionally broken ground in terms of aggressive writing, contemporary scenarios, and tough dialogue.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER 3
24
CHAPTER 5
48
CHAPTER 6
65
CHAPTER 8
96
CHAPTER 9
120
CHAPTER 10
144
CHAPTER 11
169
CHAPTER 12
189
FURTHER READING
203
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Page 206 - Queen's quorum. A history of the detectivecrime short story, as revealed by the 106 most important books published in this field since 1845.

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