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Talking about detective fiction —James, P. D., 1920-
Book
2010
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"P. D. James gives us a personal, lively, illuminating exploration of the human appetite for mystery and mayhem, and of those writers who have satisfied it. She examines the genre from top to bottom, beginning with the m...

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : the hard-boiled detective transformed —Athanasourelis, John Paul, 1952-
Book
2011
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"Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip M...

Gun in Cheek An Affectionate Guide to the "Worst" in Mystery Fiction —Pronzini, Bill, author.
EBook
2017

This is fabulously funny stuff. ; John D. MacDonald "Bill Pronzini surveys the worst crime fiction ; not just the average inferior product, but the junk classics, works that achieve a heroic degree of badness. No brief s...

The crime fiction handbook —Messent, Peter, 1946-
Book
2012
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In pursuit of Spenser : mystery writers on Robert B. Parker and the creation of an American hero
Book
2012
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Pays tribute to Spenser, and Parker, with affection, humor, and a deep appreciation for what both have left behind.

Girl Sleuth : Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her —Rehak, Melanie, author.
EBook
2006

The true story behind the iconic fictional detective is "a fascinating chapter in the history of publishing" ( The Seattle Times ). An Edgar Award Winner for Best Biography and a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year The...

The Nancy Drew scrapbook —Plunkett-Powell, Karen.
Book
1993
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Before the girls' softball game between River Heights and Red Rocks high schools, who are bitter rivals, someone steals River Heights's prized trophy along with its mascot costume, prompting Nancy to investigate.

Crime Fiction : A Reader's Guide —Forshaw, Barry, author.
EBook
2020

Are you a lover of crime fiction looking for new discoveries or hoping to rediscover old favorites?Then look no further. There are few contemporary crime fiction guides that cover everything from the golden age to curren...

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