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By Worthington, Heather, 1953-
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
Essential reading for those researching in, studying, or just fascinated by crime fiction, this text combines scholarly and archival study with theoretically...

By Horsley, Lee
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000
What is literary noir? This study ranges over hundreds of novels, analysing the politics and poetics of noir from the hard-boiled fiction of Hammett,...

By Rowland, Susan, 1962-
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001
This text considers the popular and influential works of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P. D. James and Ruth Rendell...

By Gregoriou, Christiana, 1978-
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
The author conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these...

By Hoffman, Megan, author
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
This title provides an analysis of the ways in which British women's golden age crime narratives negotiate the conflicting social and cultural forces...

By Cook, Michael, 1946- author
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
A lively series of case studies celebrating the close relationship between detective fiction and the ghost story. It features many of the most famous...

By Godfrey, Emelyne
eBook. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Now in paperback, this book considers crime fighting from the perspective of the civilian city-goer, from the mid-Victorian garotting panics to 1914....

By Forshaw, Barry
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Barry Forshaw presents a celebration and analysis of the Scandinavian crime genre; from Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Martin Beck series, through Henning Mankell...

By Ascari, Maurizio
Paperback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
'A Counter-History of Crime Fiction' takes a new look at the evolution of crime fiction, drawing on material from the Middle Ages up to the early 20th...

By Close, Glen S. (Glen Steven), author
eBook. English.
Published Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
This book examines the central significance of sexualized female corpses in modern and contemporary Hispanic and Anglophone crime fiction. This book examines...
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