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The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden story of Jerome

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Watson provides the more mundane human in- Basil Rathbone is widely regarded as the definitive Sherlock Holmes on the screen. but Watson’s narratives often offer brief summaries of the subsequent lives of criminals and victims. Even when the central character is an adult, he or she is often remarkably childish and lost in a confusing world belonging to and defined by others. Napoleon Bonaparte’s minister of police. enough. For a great early film, try The Time Machine or Forbidden Planet.
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View From The Cellar: A Critical Analysis of Laird Koenig's

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At one time this comic poem was apparently known to every man, woman and child in the US. He had developed a smooth and readable colloquial style in the four novels and numerous short stories he had already published. Also apparent in this passage is the gentle irony of tone. secondary characters are hopelessly in love. Because their is no forced entry, and there is a note, the clues point to game show hostess Erika Bjorling, who bore Tim's illegitimate son 20 years earlier, and that son was murdered too.
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Deadlier Than The Male: An Investigation into Feminine Crime

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Lots of articles, essays, and lists featuring 'mysteries that have settings, plots or substantial characters in them related to the world of books, writers, bookstores, and libraries.' Bibliomysteries (Supper Sleuths, Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, MA): Mysteries about libraries, booksellers, and authors. Watson, always nearby to bring Holmes back down to earth with the soothing voice of reason. Art in Crime: Essays of Detective Fiction.
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Double Take: A Mellingham Mystery (Mellingham Mysteries)

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This final solution cannot be proved, however, so that at the end the reader is left baffled by the ironies and multi- Anthony Berkeley 33 plicities of the mystery’s solution, not unlike the messy and disheveled patterns of life itself. Norman. edited by Maxine MacCafferty and Kathleen Gray. To feed his wife and three children during the Great Depression, he worked in hotels, oil fields, collection agencies, and vegetable fields.
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The Foreign in International Crime Fiction: Transcultural

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Read our biographies of Agatha Christie & Miss Jane Marple. At 53 she retires to a small village in the Cotswolds. Advances in the sciences, from biology to military hardware, meanwhile, have brought about the rise of the technothriller, which reflects the late twentieth-century public’s fear of threats such as nuclear bombs, bioterrorism, and a variety of stealth weaponry. Title page and cover designed by Beardsley.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES GOES FORTH

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Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,342 - Published: 10/1 A girl is returning home, not looking forward to how her roommate would react to her staying out all night. In maturity he was (in the words of his friend the filmmaker Melvin van Peebles ) "a mind-boggling mixture of frail and ferocious." The clues should be carefully constructed so they are not too vague but also not too obvious.
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Scott Turow: A Critical Companion (Critical Companions to

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Warshawski’s lack of permanent romantic involvements is incidental to Paretsky’s stories. Tough, intelligent, and irreverent, with interests ranging from sports and bodybuilding to literature and gourmet foods, he lives by a strict code of honor while operating on the fringes of the system which his work helps support. • Susan Silverman, Spenser’s longtime girlfriend, is in her mid-thirties and divorced. In the Sixties and Seventies, a new generation of crime queens took the conventions of the golden age and twisted them to their own ends.
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Crime Scene Spain: Essays on Post-Franco Crime Fiction

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Highsmith says that she prefers a beginning sentence “in which something moves and gives action,” as she cites from Strangers on a Train: “The train tore along with an angry, irregular rhythm.” Very quickly, she sets up the initial situation of the novel: Guy, as restless as the train, wants to divorce his wife, Miriam, but fears that she may refuse. In a 1946 letter to his British publisher, he said: "Bogart is so much better than any other tough-guy actor.
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Pulp Icons: Erle Stanley Gardner and His Pulp Magazine

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Although some literary fiction can become "commercial" by transcending its niche market and appealing to a broader audience, this is not the same as commercial fiction, which at its core has a commerical, marketable hook, plot, and storyline—all developed through literary prose. Biggers’s mysteries tend to have the same romantic nature as his settings. whom he later meets in Honolulu. The novel ends with Adrian neither releasing the document to the public nor permanently ensuring its secrecy by destroying it.
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Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American

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Acknowledgements: Borehole data is kindly provided by the Municipality of Aachen. Unlike the narrators of the Eberhart stories. her missing husband. back in the home where it all began. from which she must be rescued by the doggedly determined romantic lead. They are looked down on as mere "mainland snowbirds" until they make a big drug bust. Detailed descriptions provide an air of authority and authenticity to the story. claiming that “it was the only job I could think of that might enable me to write.
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