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Philosophies of Crime Fiction

Philosophies of Crime Fiction( )
Author: Hoffmann, Josef
ISBN:978-1-84344-142-7
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Oldcastle Books, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $13.99
Book Description:

A fresh analysis of both the hidden and explicit philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature Josef Hoffmann covers influences and inspirations in crime writing with references to a stellar cast of crime writers including Arthur 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 so doing, he demonstrates the...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Criminology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.5 Inches

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