Articles tagged detective fiction

‘Exit Wounds’: On the Haunting Presence of a Missing Lover

An abandoned lover enlists the help of an abandoned son to identify the corpse of the terrorist victim who betrayed them both.

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On the Robot Zombies of Angkor Wat in John Burdett’s ‘The Bangkok Asset’

The sixth novel in John Burdett's Bangkok detective series is a dispiriting, dismaying mess. Is there still hope for recovery or is the series in a death spiral?

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Comics Creator Matt Kindt’s ‘Fine Art’

Each page that comics creator Matt Kindt produces is marked by an ability to communicate nostalgia that is immediate and striking.

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The Man Who Left Too Soon’ Provides a Superficial Look at the Millennium Trilogy and its Author

Less a biography than an assemblage of readily available information and quotes, Barry Forshaw's book on Stieg Larsson will disappoint all but the least demanding fans.

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5 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Mosaic Crimes by Giulio Leoni

A medieval poet an is unlikely sleuth in The Mosaic Crimes, as odd a thriller as you are likely to come upon.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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