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MYSTERY, CRIME FICTION -- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised January 23, 2001
See also 
  • Authorship
  • Elements of Fiction
  • Criticism
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT MYSTERY FICTION

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.5
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.19
    Geherin, David."Detective Story". v.5 "Literature--Mystery Stories" v.19 pp. 6693-695

    MYSTERY, CRIME FICTION- -BROWSING GUIDE 810's
    See our guide, Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books and other materials. on the shelves.

    813      American Fiction in English
    823      English  Fiction
    833      German Fiction
    843      French  Fiction
    853      Italian  Fiction
    863     Spanish Fiction
    869              Portuguese Literature
    873     Latin Epic Poetry and Fiction
    883     Classical Greek Epic Poetry and Fiction
    890     Literature of Other Languages

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    Ghost stories
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    Mystery stories
    Mystery in literature
    Sherlock Holmes films 
    Mystery films 
    Detective and mystery films 
    Detective and mystery plays 
    Detective and mystery stories
    Detective and mystery stories, American 
    Detective and mystery stories--Technique 
    Detective and mystery stories--Book reviews
    Detective and mystery television programs 
    Detective and mystery stories--Software 
    Detective and mystery stories--Illustrations 
    Detective and mystery stories--Bibliography
    Detective and mystery television programs 
    Detective and mystery stories--Authorship 

    SELECTED LIST OF CRIME FICTION WRITERS
    from Classic Crime and Suspense Writers   and Classic Mystery Writers (British and American)

    Chesterton, G.K. Christie, Agatha Collins, Wilkie Ambler, Eric
    Freeman, Wills Crofts Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Freeman, R. Austin Buchan, John
    Poe, Edgar Allen Melville, Davidson Post Rinehart, Mary Roberst Cain, James M.
    Sayers, Dorothy Van Dine, S.S.  Wallace, Edgar Chandler, Raymond
    Du Maurier, Daphne Fleming Ian Greene, Graham Hammett, Dashiell
    Hornung, E.W. MacDonald, John D. MacDonald, Ross Thompson, Jim

    from Modern Crime and Suspense Writers (American)

    Bloch, Robert Condon, Richard Parker, Robert B. Dahl, Roald
    Deighton, Len Ellwroy, James Harris, Thomas Ludlum, Robert
    Highsmith, Patricia Le Carre, John Spillane, Mickey Elmore, Leonard
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    REFERENCE BOOKS

    Agatha Christie A to Z : the essential reference to her life and writings / Ref. 823.912 C555ZS 1996
     Modern mystery writers  Ref. 823.0872 M689MY 1995
    Classic crime and suspense writers  Ref. 823.0872 C614CR 1995
    Modern crime and suspense writers Ref. 813.0872 M689 1995
    Classic mystery writers Ref. 823.0872 C614MY 1995
    The bibliography of crime fiction, 1749-1975 : listing of all mystery,detective, suspense, police, and gothic fiction in book form published in the English language Ref. 823.0872 H878
    Detectionary : a biographical dictionary of leading characters in detective
    and mystery fiction, including famous and little-known sleuths, their helpers, rogues, both heroic and sinister, and some of their most memorable adventures, as recounted in novels, short stories, and films /
    Ref. 823.0872 D479 1977
     

     

    WEB SITES

    Internet Research Resources for Mystery and Crime Writers Resources for Mystery Writers
    Crimewriters 10 Tips for Writing your Mystery Novel
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