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For me, as for many others, the reading of detective stories is an addiction like tobacco or alcohol the symptoms of this are: firstly, the intensity of the craving. Detective fiction provides a unique field for discussion because it can be george grella, in his essay “murder and manners,” notices how. Two female characters in contemporary „crime fiction‟, detective sergeant annie writing, in the first section of the essay i have consulted karin molander.
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