McFarland

Secrets of Crime Fiction Classics

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Non-Fiction

Starting with William Godwin’s Caleb Williams and Charles Brockden Brown’s Edgar Huntly, this book covers in detail the great works of detective fiction—Poe’s Dupin stories, Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Sayers’ Strong Poison, Chandler’s The Big Sleep, and Simenon’s The Yellow Dog. Lesser-known but important early works are also discussed, including Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White, Émile Gaboriau’s M.

ISBN: 
978-0-7864-9398-2
Publisher: 
McFarland
Year of Publication: 
2014