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Philosophies of Crime Fiction - a book by Hoffmann, Josef

Philosophies of Crime Fiction

Philosophies of Crime Fiction( )
Author: Hoffmann, Josef
Translator: Abreu, Johanna da Rocha
Kelly, Carolyn
Majid, Nadia
ISBN:978-1-84344-139-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oldcastle Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Philosophies of Crime Fiction provides a considered analysis of the philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature - both hidden and explicit. Josef Hoffmann ranges expertly across influences and inspirations in crime writing with a stellar cast including Conan Doyle, G K Chesterton, Dashiell Hammett, Albert Camus, Borges, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler and Ted Lewis. Hoffmann examines why crime literature may provide stronger consolation for readers than philosophy. In...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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