Talking About Detective Fiction

Talking About Detective Fiction

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To judge by the worldwide success of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie's Poirot, it is not only the Anglo-Saxons who have an appetite for mystery and mayhem. Talking about the craft of detective writing and sharing her personal thoughts and observations on one of the most popular and enduring forms of literature, P. D. James examines the challenges, achievements and potential of a genre which has fascinated her for nearly fifty years as a novelist. P. D...
Publisher: North Kingstown : BBC Audiobooks America, 2010
ISBN: 9780792769057
Additional Contributors: Bishop, Diana

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Jun 05, 2012

I stopped litening after a few minutes. It seemed to me that unless you were very familiar with James' work and the work of the authors he was discussing there was not a lot for me in the book. To be fair, I did not give the book much of a chance.

It might be of most interest to academics.


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