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The feathered serpent
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ISBN: 0755121430 Year: 2001 Publisher: Cornwall, [England] : House of Stratus,

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Reporter Peter Derwin suspects the card left for actress Ella Creed is a publicity stunt. Then, after leaving the house of Gregory Beale, Daphne Olroyd is followed: she is at her employers' offices when the front door is opened. A dead man falls into the hall. In his hand is the card of 'The Feathered Serpent'.


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Whodunit : a who's who in crime & mystery writing
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ISBN: 1281346926 9786611346928 0198035829 Year: 2003 Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press,

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Who populates the pages of crime and mystery writing? Who are the characters we willingly follow into the mystery genre's uneasy imaginative territory? And who created those characters in the first place? What life experience and expertise informs their work? What are the sources of their themes, regional accents, and even the axes that some grind? Why do some wish to give us a good laugh, while others seem hell-bent on making us shudder?. Whodunit? answers these questions and more. Here mystery expert Rosemary Herbert brings together enlightening and entertaining information on hundreds of cl


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100 masters of mystery and detective fiction
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ISBN: 1587651874 Year: 2001 Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press,

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Essays taken from Salem Press's Critical survey of mystery and detective fiction, published in 1988.


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Critical survey of mystery and detective fiction.
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ISBN: 1587654024 1587653990 1587654016 1587654008 1281142972 1780341466 9786611142971 158765444X Year: 2008 Publisher: Pasadena, California : Salem Press, Incorporated,

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The Oxford companion to crime and mystery writing
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ISBN: 0195072391 9780195072396 Year: 1999 Publisher: New York Oxford University Press

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"Entertaining and authoritative, this alphabetically arranged companion is an indispensable reference guide to crime and mystery writing. Unique in its biographical and critical treatment of major detective writers, it is a comprehensive digest to the genre's lexicon, characters, themes, time periods, milieus, and curiosities."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.


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Murder from an academic angle : an introduction to the study of the detective narrative
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ISBN: 187975181X Year: 1994 Publisher: Columbia Camden house,

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Clues.
ISSN: 19403046 Year: 1980 Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press

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Questions of identity in detective fiction
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ISBN: 128219268X 9786612192685 1443809071 Year: 2007 Publisher: Newcastle, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars Pub.,

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With essays by an international group of scholars, Questions of Identity in Detective Fiction delves into the ways in which this genre, given its status as popular yet marginalized literature, allows for the exploration of a wide range of meanings. Contributors examine how the genre both mirrors and focuses the personal/sexual/ ethnic/spiritual, how it interfaces with national literatures and histories, and how the generic identity of detective fiction has evolved over time. Chapters include ...


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The Bobbsey Twins at school
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ISBN: 1776674030 Year: 2015 Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press,

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A matter of confidence : the inside story of the political battle for BC
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ISBN: 1772032557 Year: 2018 Publisher: Victoria ; Vancouver, [Canada] ; Calgary, [Canada] : Heritage,

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