Crime fiction :
a very short introduction /
|Main Creator:||Bradford, Richard, 1957- author.|
"Tells the story of the developing genre of crime fiction, from its 18th century origins in Britain to its contemporary international scope. Ranging from drawing-room murder mysteries to spy fiction, legal dramas, and thrillers, Bradford explores the conventions of the genre, and considers how crime writers have worked to escape the limitations it places on them."--Front flap
Very short introductions ;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-130) and index.
Physical description: 134 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
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|16A 96||Main Reading Room||Books|