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The delights of detection

by Jacques Barzun

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Published by Criterion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.B2963 De
    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5821030M
    LC Control Number61007193
    OCLC/WorldCa1432901

      His fascinations extended to mystery fiction, which he surveyed in the anthology “The Delights of Detection” in Another was baseball, an .   By the time the accumulation reached a certain bulk, it had begun to turn into a book.” One of those slip-created books is my own favorite among .

    The delights, that is, as defined by her own eccentricities—reading The Aeneid, waltzing with her dashing husband, and joining the Women's Liberal Federation in the early stages of its campaign to win the vote for women. But an audacious vandal disturbs the peace in the capital city, splashing red paint on the neat edifices of the homes of. Stephen Knight's fascinating book is a comprehensive analytic survey of crime fiction from its origins in the nineteenth century to the present day. Knight explains how and why the various forms of the genre have evolved, explores a range of authors and movements, and argues that the genre as a whole has three parts – the early development of.

    The Verekers are as eccentric as they are corrupt, and it will take all Hannasyde's skill at detection to determine who's telling the truth, and who is pointing him in the wrong direction. The question is: who in this family is clever enough to get away with murder? Format: Book - Holds: 3 on 4 copies. View Death in the Stocks. Wild rumors are fueled by a gossipy blogger who delights in speculation, and further crimes only intensify the whispers and suspicions. Cynthia Kuhn resurrects the gothic settings, keenly observed characters, and tricky puzzles of the Golden Age of detection. You’ll be up all night finishing it!” Be the first to rate and review this.


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