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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, ...
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a poignant story involving a child investigating his missing father.

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StephenKing.com - Finders Keepers

StephenKing.com - Finders Keepers | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
The page for the Novel Finders Keepers
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Sequel to "Mr Mercedes", featuring Detective Bill Hodges.

 'Wake up, genius.' So begins King's instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader.

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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton wins The Governor General’s Award for fiction

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton wins The Governor General’s Award for fiction | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
From the CBC and the National Post: After winning the Man Booker Prize, arguably the most prestigious literary award in the English-speaking world, Eleanor Catton has now scooped up Canada's most venerable book prize.
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Told in a Beautifully Animated Film by Piotr Dumala

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Told in a Beautifully Animated Film by Piotr Dumala | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
In this darkly poetic animation, the Polish filmmaker Piotr Dumala offers a highly personal interpretation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novel, Crime and Punishment. 'My film is like a dream,' Dumala said in 2007.
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Murders in the Rue Morgue Full Movie

Enjoy Murders in the Rue Morgue Full Movie Watch Now: http://bit.ly/1QAeiBE.
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Those interested in Poe's writings might enjoy this adaption.

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Iron Maiden - intro and Murders In The Rue Morgue (Live At Ullevi, Sweden)

Iron maiden live at Ullevi, Sweden, the song is Ides Of March and Murders In The Rue Morgue. 9 July 2005 Ullevi Stadium The Early Days Tour.
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Frank Carney reads from his novel Crimes of the Powerless

It's 2009, the world's winter, a global crime scene. The capitalist system has lit its own blue touchpaper. In an inner suburb, an impoverished crew of post-...
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How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right - CounterPunch

How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right - CounterPunch | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right CounterPunch primarily to get a handle on how Sweden moved away from the welfare state in the 80s and 90s and on how those changes impacted the Marxist detective novel writers I wrote about in...
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Crime Fiction

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Crime Fiction provides a lively introduction to what is both a wide-ranging and hugely popular literary genre. Using examples from a variety of novels, short stories, films and televisions series, John Scaggs:presents a concise history of crime fiction - from biblical narratives to James Ellroy - broadening the genre to include revenge tragedy and the gothic novelexplores the key sub-genres of crime fiction, such as 'Rational Criminal Investigation', The Hard-Boiled Mode', 'The Police Procedural' and 'Historical Crime Fiction'locates texts and their recurring themes and motifs in a wider social and historical contextoutlines the various critical concepts that are central to the study of crime fiction, including gender, narrative theory and film theoryconsiders contemporary television series like C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation alongside the 'classic' whodunnits of Agatha Christie.Accessible and clear, this comprehensive overview is the essential guide for all those studying crime fiction and concludes with a look at future directions for the genre in the twentieth-first century.
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Crime Fiction by John Scaggs is held in the CGS Library at: 809.3872/SCA

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Writer-a-Day: Marele Day reading from "The Sea Bed"

Writer-a-Day: Marele Day reading from "The Sea Bed" | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Click on the arrow above to listen  (In emails: click on the title above) "Hi I'm Marele Day and I'm reading from The Sea Bed which is a novel set in a community of abalone diving women. Lilli clim...
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Twelve crime writers and readers give invaluable insights into their skills and techniques in writing Crime fiction. Located in CGS Libraary t: 809.3872/HOW

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Peter James: Getting it dead right - Citizen

Peter James: Getting it dead right - Citizen | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Peter James: Getting it dead right
Citizen
All my crime thriller Roy Grace novels are usually written from three different perspectives: that of the perpetrator, that of the offender and that of the police – Roy Grace and his team.
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True Crime | Official Website of Andrew Klavan

True Crime | Official Website of Andrew Klavan | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
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Thd day Frank Beachum was scheduled to die, St. Louis journalist Steven Everett was scheduled to take his children to the zoo....

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In Lonnie's Shadow

In Lonnie's Shadow | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
The discovered artifacts from an archaeological dig in Melbourne become the backdrop for this story about a group of teenagers in 1891 wh...
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By author Chrissie Michaels

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Iron Maiden-1.Murders In The Rue Morgue(Hammersmith 1982)

Iron Maiden - Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, Mar.20,1982 during the ''The Beast On The Road Tour''1982. Murders In The Rue Morgue (Harris) Bruce ...
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The Girl on the Train

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Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, ...
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Crime fiction thriller told from the perspective of four voices

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Connelly gets 'The Drop' on readers in new novel - CNN.com

Connelly gets 'The Drop' on readers in new novel - CNN.com | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Michael Connelly's latest novel features his dogged LAPD detective, Harry Bosch. "The Drop" finds Bosch pursuing two mysteries simultaneously.

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DVD Review: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 1 | Blogcritics

DVD Review: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Series 1 | Blogcritics | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Acorn Media has introduced American audiences to another great mystery series, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. Set in 1920s Australia, the mystery series features the thoroughly modern Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry'-nee) ...

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CGS Library has a collection of Phryne Fisher Crime mysteries

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Charlie Hebdo in the Dock - Reason (blog)

Charlie Hebdo in the Dock - Reason (blog) | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Despite its stand against the terrorist's veto, France treats offensive words and images as crimes.
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Scobie Malone excerpt

Available on DVD through www.umbrellaent.com.au Adapted from John Cleary's series of Aussie detective novels, Scobie Malone (also known as Helga's Web and Mu...
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The Monster of Florence Il Monstro - Crime Documentary

The Monster of Florence Il Monstro - Crime Documentary The Monster of Florence, also known as Il Mostro, is an epithet commonly used for the perpetrator, or ...
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Crime fiction / Barbara Stanners. - Version details - Trove

Crime fiction / Barbara Stanners. - Version details - Trove | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.
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This series of teacher resource books, is intended for use with students in Years 9-12. Each book starts with a detailed definition of the genre, followed by an examination of a wide range of texts. Held in the CGS Library at 820.9 STA

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Journey Through Crime - Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand
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Journey Through Crime introduces students to the genre of crime writing. The selection includes stories of murder, detection and real-life crime, and encourages readers to consider crime from a range of perspectives and in diverse settings. Surprising, provocative and amusing, the anthology will take you on a fascinating journey through the main aspects of crime writing.

Located in CGS Library at 823.08/JOU

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Zeal for writing - The Hindu

Zeal for writing - The Hindu | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
The Hindu Zeal for writing The Hindu “Catching the Departed”, first in the Andy Karan series, is a crime thriller involving international espionage wherein Andy, an investigative journalist, is tasked to probe the death of a lawyer and lands up...
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cambridge-crime-fiction.pdf

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Covers British and American Crime fiction from the eighteenth century to the end of the Twentieth century. It discusses "detective fiction" and other kinds of fiction where crime plays a substantial part, such as thriller and spy fiction. Located in CGS Library at: 809.3872 CAM

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The Judas Window by Carter Dickson aka John Dickson Carr | In ...

The Judas Window by Carter Dickson aka John Dickson Carr | In ... | Crime fiction | Scoop.it
But this one – it is one of the most exceptional examples of Golden Age crime fiction there is and the second read is as rewarding as the first. The slow reveal of important plot points, while still making the truth a mystery, keeps ...

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James Answell is found unconscious in a locked room next to the bodyof a murdered man.

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Matt Rees's curator insight, March 10, 2014 8:32 AM

Stieg Larsson...without the perverse sex. Hmm, perhaps that sounds discouraging. But it's a good read.