detective novel


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Noun1.detective novel - novel in which the reader is challenged to solve a puzzle before the detective explains it at the end
novel - an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
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The books he liked were queer; sometimes I would find him poring over the poems of Mallarme, and he read them as a child reads, forming the words with his lips, and I wondered what strange emotion he got from those subtle cadences and obscure phrases; and again I found him absorbed in the detective novels of Gaboriau.
Crime writer Ian Rankin has disclosed that his latest Rebus detective novel will be published by the Orion Publishing Group in autumn 2018, book trade news company The Bookseller revealed on Friday.
The festival will include panel discussions at the hotel with both local and international detective novel writers.
Known for her role as Amy Porter in the hit series Waterloo Road, Manchesterborn Nisa, inset, played Penelope Betteredge in a five-part adaptation of Wilkie Collins' 19th century detective novel The Moonstone on BBC1 from Monday to Friday this week.
This adaptation of the 1968 detective novel "La Main," by Georges Simenon, is richly served by director Robert Icke's classy, cinematic staging.
One of the most popular books last autumn was detective novel The Girl in the Spiders Web by Swedish author David Lagercrantz.
Zehira Houfani might have beenthe first to have published a detective novel in DZ.
He says, " A detective novel is the perfect way to explore a city.
For a person with lofty standards who had written serious essays and a book on Nietzsche (1915) and The Creative Will (1916), he seems to have justified his condescending to the detective novel in the first paragraphs of his Scribners article in saying that different standards apply to different genres.
Put together by a committee that includes authors Ahmet E[pounds sterling]mit, Doy-an Hyzlan and Metin Celal, the festival's program includes panel discussions at the hotel with both local and international detective novel writers as well as conferences and film screenings.
Ada, 11, and Mary, 14, team up to investigate the mystery of a stolen heirloom, a moonstone (based on Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone, the first great detective novel in English).
Rowling published as Robert Galbraith was her detective novel The Cuckoo's Calling (***1/2 Sept/Oct 2013), which introduced Cormoran Strike and his sidekick, Robin Ellacott.