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Poe’s Children: Connections between Tales of Terror and Detection. Clancy and Reardon operate in much the same fashion on their respective police forces but are more conscious of the penalties that independence carries. And people sometimes try to disappear, or change their identities, to avoid this harsh alien justice. A firm upholder of the traditional Chinese values. making a decision. As always, Christie takes the reader in a series of previously unsuspected direction before all is revealed and solved just before the close of the novel.

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He also explores in great depth the qualities which the pursued and the pursuer secretly share. The detective (or main protagonist) often succeeds in cleverly trapping the killer or criminal where law-and-order officers and local police officials do not. To be sure of getting something above the average, I waited for new novels by writers who are particularly esteemed by connoisseurs, and started in with the recent volume of Nero Wolfe stories by Rex Stout: “Not Quite Dead Enough” (Farrar & Rinehart).

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Joseph Wambaugh 697 Wambaugh would be offended by none of this." The unveiling of character is steady throughout the series of events. afford this sense of closure. He is still impeccably dressed in primarily Western suits, only wearing a yukata when he is relaxing at home. Collins was sent to a private school. he wrote stories instead of bills of lading and requested frequent long holidays. Ripley, Strangers on a Train), Simon Brett, and Stephen Dobyns.

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In The Singapore Wink (1969), Edward Cauthorne, former Hollywood stunt man and current dealer in vintage cars, agrees to go to Singapore to locate a man for the mob after several of his cars are vandalized. Tall.” is a large. 1908 Died: Bodenham. he moves easily among the highest levels of society. Wexford must struggle with his desire to force his daughter out of the antinuclear activism which he thinks caused the bombing of her car.

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Other major works plays: Busman’s Holiday. 1973. I loved this book when it came out in the early 1990s, but I see it has tons of mixed reviews online. Though he borrowed freely from his historical research, combining stories from disparate sources, van Gulik’s considerable inventiveness and storytelling ability are evident in the way he can maintain the reader’s interest in three separate stories. With the advent of radio, the ever-adaptable Nick Carter left the failing pulps and recaptured public interest, beginning in 1943, with the weekly radio series The Return of Nick Carter.

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Or it may be a red herring, masquerading, by its modesty, as a real clue. Den vedervärdige mannen från Säffle (1971; The Abominable Man, 1972) was filmed as The Man on the Roof in 1977. Coopersmith": fictional detective {to be done} Jerome Coopersmith, no known Web page Carol Soret Cope, no known Web page "Silas Copetti": fictional detective {to be done} "Joe Copp": fictional detective; Joe Copp Alfred Coppel, no known Web page Basil Copper (1924-) journalist/news editor, crime and fantasy author: * 44 mystery/detective hardboiled novels with series character Mike Faraday (in a Chandleresque Los Angeles) * 4 mystery/detective/fantasy short stories in the "Solar Pons" series edited from the works of the late August Derleth * 8 macabre fantasy novels (3 under pseudonym Lee Falk) * 6 mystery/detective/fantasy short story collections (not counting the Derleth "Solar Pons") * 2 nonfiction studies of Vampires and Werewolves Bennett Copplestone (Frederick Harcourt Kitchin): Bennett Copplestone (Frederick Harcourt Kitchin) @ MGrost "Tom Corbie": fictional detective; Tom Corbie "Don Corey": fictional detective in "Checkmate"; Don Corey "David Corman": fictional private eye; David Corman Michael Cormany, no known Web page Vincent Cornier: Vincent Cornier @ MGrost Patricia Cornwell: blockbuster best-selling author best-known for her Kay Scarpetta series of novels about a medical Examiner who gets deeply into solving violent murders, often at great personal risk.

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Hawk—unlike Spenser—is capable of murdering an unarmed man.496 100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction Spenser books. The result has been the creation of a unique character and series in the hard-boiled tradition as well as the emergence of a significant audience for Pronzini’s Nameless stories and novels.. . they have achieved critical acclaim. Like chick lit, women’s fiction often explores similar themes related to women’s struggles with men, their friends and family, or their own sense of self.

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Literary fiction tends to appeal to a smaller, more intellectually adventurous audience. Philo Vance is a fictional American amateur detective who appeared in twelve novels written by S. After Hours: Conversations with Lawrence Block. screenplay: The Funhouse (1981). For example, Spade is anything but the poster boy for good moral standing. The device of confusing identification by having a witness deal with a person who looked like or was dressed similarly to a defendant was a dodge which Perry Mason used again and again.

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