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The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction

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The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction takes the reader on a guided tour of the mean streets and blind corners that make up the world’s most popular literary genre. The insider’s book recommends over 200 classic crime novels from masterminds Raymond Chandler and Patricia Highsmith to modern hotshots James Elroy and Patricia Cornwall. You’ll investigate gumshoes, spies, spooks, serial killers, forensic females, prying priests and patsies from the past, present, and future. Complete with extra information on what to read next, all movie adaptions, and illustrated throughout with photos and diagrams ...all the evidence that counts

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843536543
Author:
Forshaw, Barry
Publisher:
Rough Guides Limited
Foreword by:
Rankin, Ian
Foreword:
Rankin, Ian
Author:
Rough Guides
Subject:
Mystery & Detective Fiction
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, English
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Series:
Rough Guide Reference
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.34x4.68x.60 in. .48 lbs.

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