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The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories

In the "Oxford Book of American Detective Stories, " Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert bring together thirty-three tales that illuminate both the evolution of crime fiction in the United States and America's unique contribution in this highly popular genre. Tracing its progress from elegant "locked room" mysteries, to the hard-boiled realism of the '30's and '40's, to the great range of styles seen today, this is a gold mine of glorious stories that can be read for sheer pleasure, but that also illuminate how the crime story came to explore every corner of our nation and every facet of our lives. This link for educational purpose only. Please remove file from your computer after familiarization.

In the "Oxford Book of American Detective Stories, " Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert bring together thirty-three tales that illuminate both the evolution of crime fiction in the United States and America's unique contribution in this highly popular genre. Tracing its progress from elegant "locked room" mysteries, to the hard-boiled realism of the '30's and '40's, to the great range of styles seen today, this is a gold mine of glorious stories that can be read for sheer pleasure, but that also illuminate how the crime story came to explore every corner of our nation and every facet of our lives.

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Book pages: 704

ISBN: 0195085817

Book language: en

File size: 1.01 MB

File type: epub

Published: 10 March 2018 - 13:00