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text Talking about detective fiction

Summary
P. D. James--one of the most widely admired writers of detective fiction at work today--gives us a personal, lively exploration of the human appetite for mystery and mayhem, and of those writers who have satisfied it. She examines the genre from t... Read more
Contents
What are we talking about and how did it all begin? -- The tenant of 221B Baker Street and the parish priest from Cobhole in Essex -- The Golden Age -- Soft-centered and hard-boiled -- Four formidable women -- Telling the story : setting, viewpoin... Read more
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viii, 198 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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TADL-WOOD 823.8 JAM in Adult Non-fiction Available
TADL-IPL 823.8 James 2009 in Adult Available

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