By Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley
- A choice of forty-seven newly commissioned essays from a crew of major 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 modern day popularity
- Features full-length serious 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 stimulated the field
- Includes vast references to the main updated scholarship, and a complete bibliography
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A Companion to Crime Fiction (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Charles J. Rzepka,Lee Horsley