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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictional_detectives

Fictional detectives are characters in detective fiction. These characters have long been a ... The first famous detective in fiction was Edgar Allan Poe's C. Auguste Dupin. Later, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes became the most ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detective_fiction

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a ..... Many of the most popular books of the Golden Age were written by Agatha Christie, who produced long series of books featuring her detectives ...

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Edgar Allan Poe's Dupin stories: Sherlock Holmes may be the most famous detective in literary history—but he's hardly the first. That honor ...

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Jan 21, 2014 ... Really, you should read this as all the Sherlock Holmes stories, but choices ... This might just be the greatest hardboiled detective novel ever ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10616667/The-20-best-crime-novels-of-all-time.html

May 5, 2014 ... Are any crime books better than these? ... deliciously engineered and atmospheric detective stories set in “that great cesspool into which all the ...

www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/detective-story

Books shelved as detective-story: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, The Hound of the Baskervilles by...

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Books shelved as detective: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle, The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith, Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Ch...

www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/tip-sheet/article/64345-10-best-detectives-in-books.html

Oct 10, 2014 ... It was these Gothic novels that paved the way for the detective story. 2. ... 1888) - No list would be complete without the greatest detective who ...

www.topmystery.com/detectives

One of the most famous detective in the mystery fiction. The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot first appeared in 1920 in Agatha Christie's first novel The ...