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Introduction

  • Mary Evans
  • Sarah Moore
  • Hazel Johnstone
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Abstract

Everyone has a favourite writer of detective fiction. Careful readers (indeed those who have already acquired skills in detection) will have noticed that we are already speaking of detective, rather than crime fiction. The term is often used inter-changeably but here the term will be that of detective fiction. The reasons for this are twofold: first that crime does not necessarily involve the death of individual human beings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gender StudiesLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Social & Policy SciencesUniversity of BathBathUK

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