Contemporary American Crime Fiction, Paperback / softback Book

Contemporary American Crime Fiction Paperback / softback

Part of the Crime Files series



This highly accessible, lively and informative study gives a clear and comprehensive overview of recent trends in American crime fiction.

Building on a discussion of the immediate predecessors, Bertens and D'haen focus on the work of popular and award-winning authors of the last fifteen years.

Particular attention is given to writers who have reworked established conventions and explored new directions, especially women and those from ethnic minorities.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 233 pages, IX, 233 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
  • ISBN: 9780333684658



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