100 greatest literary detectives / edited by Eric Sandberg.
Contributor(s): Sandberg, Eric [editor.]Material type: TextPublisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, Description: xvii, 232 pages ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442278226; 1442278226Other title: One hundred greatest literary detectivesSubject(s): Detectives in literature -- Dictionaries | Fictitious characters -- DictionariesGenre/Form: Dictionaries. | Nonfiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: 100 greatest literary detectives.DDC classification: 809.3/872 LOC classification: PN3448.D4 | A16 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"This book identifies the most noteworthy sleuths from around the world, outlining the distinctive features of the detective, his or her approach to crime solving, and highlights of their fictional careers. A case is made for each detective's greatness based on literary importance, novelty, uniqueness, aesthetic quality, and cultural resonance"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction: the character of crime -- 100 Greatest literary detectives, A-Z entries.