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By Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley

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

  • A number of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a staff of prime 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 exceptional trendy popularity
  • Features  full-length severe essays at the most vital 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 prompted the field
  • Includes large references to the main up to date scholarship, and a entire bibliography

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