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              Books in the McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction series

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              Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
                

              Ngaio Marsh: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Harding, Bruce; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

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              Considered one of the Queens of Crime , Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theatre director. This book explores the fascinating literary world of Dame Ngaio.

              ISBN 9780786460328
              Published 30 June 2019
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
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              E.X. Ferrars: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
               

              E.X. Ferrars: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By MacDonald, Gina; Sanders, Elizabeth; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              This literary companion is designed to introduce readers to the full range of possibilities inherent in E.X. Ferrars's work, connecting novels and short stories that share themes and strategies, and providing biographical data that yield insights into Ferrars's interests and conc ...

              ISBN 9780786444359
              Published 30 September 2011 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
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              Andrea Camilleri: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
               

              Andrea Camilleri: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rinaldi, Lucia

              • RRP: $225.50
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              This is the first comprehensive reference work in English dedicated to the writing of world-famous Italian mystery writer Andrea Camilleri. It includes entries on plots, characters, dates, literary motifs, and themes from the bestselling author's detective stories and television ...

              ISBN 9780786446704
              Published 30 May 2012 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              James Ellroy: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
               

              James Ellroy: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Paperback)

              By Mancall, Jim; Series edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              This comprehensive guide to James Ellroy's work and life is arranged as an encyclopedia covering his entire career. It introduces new readers to his characters and plots, and provides experienced Ellroy fans and scholars with detailed analyses of the themes, motifs and stylistic ...

              ISBN 9780786433070
              Published 30 March 2014 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              A Dick Francis Companion: Characters, Horses, Plots, Settings and Themes
               

              A Dick Francis Companion: Characters, Horses, Plots, Settings and Themes (Paperback)

              By Sugden, Stephen

              • RRP: $185.50
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              As of 2006, Dick Francis has written one volume of collected short stories and 38 novels, most of which contain one or more elements related to British horse racing. This title examines the fictional works of Dick Francis, a former steeplechase jockey to Queen Elizabeth and a Bri ...

              ISBN 9780786429448
              Published 30 November 2008 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Mary Elizabeth Braddon: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
                

              Mary Elizabeth Braddon: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Beller, Anne-Marie; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              An important figure in the development of crime fiction, Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915) penned more than eighty novels, numerous plays, poems, essays, and short stories, and edited two magazines during her fifty-five year literary career. Her bestselling Lady Audley's Secret ...

              ISBN 9780786436675
              Published 30 October 2012 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              John Buchan: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
               

              John Buchan: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Paperback)

              By Macdonald, Kate; Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              Scottish politician, statesman and thriller writer John Buchan was a prolific and popular author who wrote the best-selling thriller The Thirty-Nine Steps in 1915. This book presents Buchan's mystery fiction that includes entries on the characters, novels, short fiction, films, t ...

              ISBN 9780786434893
              Published 30 January 2009 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Ed McBain/Evan Hunter: A Literary Companion
               

              Ed McBain/Evan Hunter: A Literary Companion (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By MacDonald, Erin E.; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              One of the most prolific crime writers of the last century, Evan Hunter published more than 120 novels from 1952 to 2005 under a variety of pseudonymns. He also wrote several teleplays and screenplays, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, and the 1954 novel The Blackboard Jung ...

              ISBN 9780786434886
              Published 30 May 2012 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
               

              Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Paperback)

              By Kinsman, Margaret; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $225.50
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              Sara Paretsky's groundbreaking mystery series about Chicago private investigator V.I. Warshawski debuted in 1982 and is still going strong. This book is the first comprehensive reference work on Paretsky, providing an overview of the Warshawski novels and short stories, her other ...

              ISBN 9780786471874
              Published 30 October 2016 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Ian Rankin: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction
                

              Ian Rankin: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Paperback)

              By MacDonald, Erin E.; Edited by Foxwell, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $182.99
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              • Pub Date
                30 Mar 20

              Ian Rankin is considered by many to be Scotland's greatest living crime fiction author. This companion - the first to provide a complete look at all of his writings - includes alphabetized entries on Rankin's works, characters, and themes; a biography; a chronology; maps of Rebus ...

              ISBN 9780786471881
              Release Date 30 March 2020 by McFarland & Co Inc
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              Series McFarland Companions to Mystery Fiction
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