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Crime Fiction: Can You Deduce Whodunit?

This slideshow introduces the crime genre, identifies key characteristics and provides examples of short stories and novels in this genre.

Source: Kathryn Reilly

Internet Resources

For more information on the crime genre or to discover new crime authors, try the following sites:

This website offers a database of UK crime fiction, organized by author or by detective.

This website identifies several subcategories of crime fiction and presents many popular works.  The "Articles" section offers scholarly articles discussing crime fiction.

Interested in reading crime fiction?  This article identifies 50 must-read crime stories and includes both traditional and modern authors.







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