Contemporary American Crime Fiction

Contemporary American Crime Fiction

by Hans Bertens, Theo D'haen
     
 

This accessible, lively, and informative study gives a clear, comprehensive overview of recent trends in American crime fiction. Building on a discussion of the immediate predecessors, Bertens and D'haen focus on the work of popular and award-winning authors of the last 15 years. Particular attention is given to writers who have reworked established conventions and

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This accessible, lively, and informative study gives a clear, comprehensive overview of recent trends in American crime fiction. Building on a discussion of the immediate predecessors, Bertens and D'haen focus on the work of popular and award-winning authors of the last 15 years. Particular attention is given to writers who have reworked established conventions and explored new directions, especially women and those from ethnic minorities.

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This book is both an education and a joy..fresh insights into books published as recently as 1999. Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333674550
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Series:
Crime Files Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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