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Crime Fiction Since 1800: Detection, Death, Diversity
Since its appearance nearly two centuries ago, crime fiction has gripped readers' imaginations around the world. Detectives have varied enormously: from the nineteenth-century policemen (and a few women), through stars like Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple, to newly self-aware voices of the present - feminist, African American, lesbian, gay, postcolonial and postmodern.
Paperback, Second Edition, 304 pages
Published April 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published April 9th 2010)
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