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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...

The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story —Edwards, Martin, 1955- author.
Book
2015
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A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new light on unsolved murders whilst hiding clues to their auth...

The Sherlock Holmes companion : an elementary guide —Smith, Daniel, 1976- author.
Book
2014
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Provides summaries of each of the stories; discusses the life and work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes, Watson, and the other characters, and film and television adaptations; and offers interviews with actors and other...

Agatha Christie : a mysterious life —Thompson, Laura, 1964- author.
Book
2018
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"It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie. ...

The mystery of Agatha Christie
DVD
2014
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David Suchet, an English actor well-known for his portrayal of Hercule Poirot, travels throughout Great Britain and Turkey to provide a new perspective on the amazing life of bestselling British murder myster writer Agat...

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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The story of classic crime in 100 books —Edwards, Martin, 1955- author.
Book
2017
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This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested. To illust...

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...

Black swine in the sewers of Hampstead beneath the surface of Victorian sensationalism —Boyle, Thomas, 1939-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

The author, intrigued by sensational literature written during the repressive Victorian era, discovered five volumes of newspaper clippings from the 19th century. The result is this collection of true crime reports. 1989...

Black swine in the sewers of Hampstead beneath the surface of Victorian sensationalism —Boyle, Thomas, 1939-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

The author, intrigued by sensational literature written during the repressive Victorian era, discovered five volumes of newspaper clippings from the 19th century. The result is this collection of true crime reports. 1989...

Duchess of death : the unauthorized biography of Agatha Christie —Hack, Richard.
Book
2009
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Draws from over five thousand previously unpublished letters, notes, and documents to reveal the personal and literary life of the notoriously private writer.

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