MURDER FOR PLEASURE: The Life & Times of the Detective Story
The author, an expert in detective fiction, traces the genre's development from the 1840s through the 1940s. Along the way, he charts the innovations of Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, and Arthur Conan Doyle as well as the modern influence of George Simenon, Josephine Tey, and others. Includes a detective story quiz and a Who's Who in Detection.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 2880768