More Forensics and Fiction
This compilation of medical and forensic science questions from crime writers around the world provides insight into medical and forensic science as well as a glimpse into the writer's creative mind. How do hallucinogenic drugs affect a blind person? Will snake venom injected into fruit cause death? How would you perform CPR in a helicopter? What happens when someone swallows razor blades? How long does it take blood to dry? Can DNA be obtained from a half-eaten bagel? D. P. Lyle, MD, answers these and many more intriguing questions. The book is a useful and entertaining resource for writers and screenwriters, helping them find the information they need to frame a situation and write a convincing description. TV viewers, readers who enjoy crime fiction, and those who want to know more about forensic science can keep up with the news and understand the science behind criminal investigation. From traumatic injuries to the coroner's office, the questions and answers are divided into five parts, making it a compendium of the incredible information that lies within the world of medicine and forensics.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChrisNorbury - LibraryThing
An excellent resource for writers of mystery, crime, thriller, suspense, or any other sort of fiction (or even non-fiction perhaps) who needs to incorporate accurate details into their stories. I own two other books written by Dr. Lyle and they too are invaluable resources for my writing. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - StarrReina - LibraryThing
Attention authors and morbidly curious readers! This is a (forgive the cliché) must-have. I own a few other forensics books by Lyle. I love those and am now adding this newest one to the forensic ... Read full review