The Modern Scholar: Detective Fiction

  • by M. Lee Alexander
  • Narrated by M. Lee Alexander
  • 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

From mysterious origins through the Victorian sleuths and the "Golden Age" of the genre (the 1920s through the 1940s) and to the present day, detective fiction, mysteries, and spy thrillers have consistently topped best-seller lists around the world.
Professor M. Lee Alexander provides listeners with a lively discussion of groundbreaking authors from Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Conan Doyle to Agatha Christie, Ian Fleming, and modern writers such as Nevada Barr and Jonathan Kellerman.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 22-07-2010
  • Publisher: Recorded Books