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In the beginning of the 20th century, sleuths created by Canadian authors had as many fans as did Holmes himself. ISBN13:9780889242609. Release Date:October 1994.

Literary historian David Skene-Melvin, the leading authority on Canadian criminous literature, has garnered from amongst the collections and magazines of the period a second anthology of stirring tales by Grant Allen, Robert Barr, Algernon Blackwood, W. H. Blake, Susan. Blake, Susan Carleton, William Henry Drummond, William Fraser, Harvey O'Higgins, Sir Gilbert Parker, Hesketh Pearson, Alan Sullivan, and others, some never before anthologized, guaranteed. to set the blood a-racing and stimulate the imagination. Thriller & Crime Fiction Short Stories.

Death in a Cold Climate is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the fictional underbelly of the Nordic .

Death in a Cold Climate is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the fictional underbelly of the Nordic psyche, whose popularity has become the publishing sensation of the century. Throughout the book, strong themes relate the authors' treatment of crime to the social welfare state, cracks in the social democratic ideal, and differences and similarities among the Scandinavian countries. The author addresses both the darkness present in much Scandinavian crime fiction and the fact that it generally overestimates the relatively low incidence of crime in the locales depicted.

Under the Canadian constitution, the power to establish criminal law and rules of investigation is vested in the federal Parliament.

In the beginning of the 20th century, sleuths created by Canadian authors had as many fans as did Holmes himself. This anthology includes William Fraser, Pauline Johnson and Robert Service just to mention a few.
Crime in a Cold Climate: An Anthology of Classic Canadian Crime download epub
Author: David Skene-Melvin
ISBN: 0889242607
Category: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Pierre Pub Co Ltd (October 1, 1994)
Pages: 286 pages