Crime Files

Detective Fiction and the Ghost Story

The Haunted Text

Authors: Cook, M.

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About this book

Detective Fiction and the Ghost Story is a lively series of case studies celebrating the close relationship between detective fiction and the ghost story. It features many of the most famous authors from both genres including Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, M. R. James and Tony Hillerman.

About the authors

Michael Cook is a freelance writer based in Devon, UK. A former National Trust Director, he holds a PhD in English from the University of Bristol. His previous publications include Narratives of Enclosure in Detective Fiction: The Locked Room Mystery (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), the first full length critique of the Locked Room Mystery; Detective Fiction and The Ghost Story is his second book.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Cook, Michael

    Pages 1-12

  • Detecting the Ghost

    Cook, Michael

    Pages 13-34

  • Decoding the Past: Narrative and Inquiry in ‘The Musgrave Ritual’ and ‘The Treasure of Abbot Thomas’

    Cook, Michael

    Pages 35-51

  • Out of the Past: Retribution and Conan Doyle’s Double Narratives

    Cook, Michael

    Pages 52-69

  • ‘That Forbidding Moor’:

    Cook, Michael

    Pages 70-88

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eBook $69.99
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Hardcover $95.00
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Softcover $90.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-45165-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Detective Fiction and the Ghost Story
Book Subtitle
The Haunted Text
Authors
Series Title
Crime Files
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29489-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137294890
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29488-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45165-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 223
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