And yet another good post on detective fiction, from Christa at Chorister at Home (it must be the day for it). Her musings shed some light on my own preference for British detective stories over American ones.
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This essay came out of some thoughts I had on detective novels and their function in society. I’m not sure any of it is terribly earth-shattering–I’m fairly certain it’s all been said before–but it was important to me, so I wrote it all out, then decided it was worth polishing and sharing. 718 more words
My friend E. L. Bates just wrote this quite excellent piece on the value of detective fiction. I agree with everything she says - and her point about the timeliness of detective novels is an interesting one. Check it out and see what you think.
I’d like to think that if we know each other on a close basis, then it’s not really anything new that I’m a very big (and often vocal) 1,088 more words