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Places for Dead Bodies

by Gary J. Hausladen

  • ISBN: 9780292731271
  • ISBN10: 0292731272

Places for Dead Bodies

by Gary J. Hausladen

  • List Price: $40.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 07/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780292731271
  • ISBN10: 0292731272
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Description: From Tony Hillerman's Navajo Southwest to Martin Cruz Smith's Moscow, an exotic, vividly described locale is one of the great pleasures of many murder mysteries. In fact, the sense of place, no less than the compelling character of the detective, is often what keeps authors writing and readers reading a particular series of mystery novels.

This book investigates how "police procedural" murder mysteries have been used to convey a sense of place. Gary Hausladen delves into the work of more than thirty authors, including Tony Hillerman, Martin Cruz Smith, James Lee Burke, David Lindsey, P. D. James, and many others. Arranging the authors by their region of choice, he discusses police procedurals set in America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, Russia, Asia, and selected locales in other parts of the world, as well as in historical places ranging from the Roman Empire to turn-of-the-century Cairo.

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