A Companion to Crime Fiction (Blackwell Companions to by Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley

By Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley

A Companion to Crime Fiction offers the definitive consultant to this renowned style from its origins within the eighteenth century to the current day

  • A choice of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a staff of major students around the globe make this Companion the definitive advisor to crime fiction
  • Follows the improvement of the style from its origins within the eighteenth century via to its extraordinary cutting-edge popularity
  • Features  full-length severe essays at the most important authors and film-makers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Dashiell Hammett to Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese exploring the ways that they've got formed and motivated the field
  • Includes wide references to the main updated scholarship, and a finished bibliography

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