19 April 2010

Crime Fiction Alphabet A-Z - my choices

The Crime Fiction Alphabet meme has been a really interesting and at times very challenging experience over the last 8 months.

I think there is plenty of room to run it again.
It certainly has provided some great reading recommendations.

Here are the books I chose.


Book Dilettante said...

I'll have to look up the Mask of Atreus, as I enjoy reading mysteries set in Greece and the title suggests Greece! Here's my review of Jeffrey Deaver's thriller, The Stone Monkey

Karen Russell said...

I hope you do decide to run it again -- I'd like to join in this time!

Miss Lemon's Mysteries said...

Yes, what a clever challenge. At the rate Miss Lemon is going, she'll most certainly be reading Margaret Yorke when it comes down to the Ys.
Thanks, Kerrie!

Used Machinery said...

Discuss the literary and social influences that have so differently shaped the genre in each country.

Used Machinery said...

American and British crime fiction are very different; the American tale tends to be more plot driven with dull stereotypical characters while in the English the characters are more important than the plot.

Louisiana said...

Wilde is a fan of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories so much so that as the mystery is unravelled he picks up clues in the manner of Holmes, observing and deducing, exclaiming when questioned by Conan Doyle


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