Detective Fiction

Detective Fiction


eBook - 1978
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background — all to help you gain greater insight into great works you're bound to study for school or pleasure.

In CliffsNotes on The Detective in Fiction, you explore the world of science fiction writing, complete with a look at some leading literary works.

Covering the rules for science fiction writing, this study guide also looks into exactly what defines detective fiction. You'll find critical commentaries on "The Purloined Letter," "The Adventures of the Speckled Band," Black Orchids, and the following:

  • The Moonstone
  • Whose Body?
  • The Benson Murder Case
  • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
  • What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw
  • Death and the Joyful Woman
  • The Fashion in Shrouds
  • The List of Adrian Messenger

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : Cliffs Notes, 1978
ISBN: 9780764521041
Characteristics: 1 online resource (54 p.)
Additional Contributors: Cliffs Notes, Inc


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