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World"s Most Famous Detective
Arthur Conan Doyle
by Dh Audio
Written in English
|Contributions||Edward Raleigh (Narrator)|
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Sir Arthur considered his historical novels to be far superior to his Holmes stories. He believed that Micah Clarke, a novel set at the time of the Monmouth Rebellion of , which Sir Arthur wrote immediately after a Study in Scarlet, would be "the first solid corner-stone laid for some sort of literary reputation.". 15 Detectives Credited With Solving The Biggest Cases In History. Everywhere you look, whether it be bookstores, media, television shows, or movies, you can find some story about a detective or crime solving. These fictional characters capture the hearts and minds of people as they race to solve the next big case and save the world from trouble.
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Ahmet Ümit, who is known and admired for his detective works in Turkey, is also one of the most famous detective writers in the world. His first work as a detective novel was Barefooted Night, and his books have been translated and are still being translated in many languages around the world.
Sir Henry Merrivale is one of the most beloved detectives in the history of detective, crime, and murder mystery books. Judge Dee The Judge Dee books (starting with a translation of Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee and continuing with pastiches written by the translator Robert Van Gulik) introduced to the Western world authentic Century.
This not-so-famous detective book is a gem for readers who appreciate reality more than anything. Hewitt (The Protagonist), a lawyer turned detective has been considered a good rival to sherlock by detective fiction geeks.
The TV series 'Rivals of Sherlock Holmes' consists of the : Utkarsh Sinha. Filled with red herrings, smoking guns, and false alibis, mystery has long been a popular aspect of modern literature.
What with the proliferation of detective fiction and detectives on television and in literature, from A Touch of Frost to Endeavour, including Marple and Shardlake, mystery is now more relevant than ever!Here’s our list of the most famous detectives from : Tara Heuzé.
These mystery novels Worlds Most Famous Detective book the 15 best books from every part of the genre Worlds Most Famous Detective book read: detective, classic, thriller, and historical. Fictional detectives are characters in detective individuals have long been a staple of detective mystery crime fiction, particularly in detective novels and short of early detective fiction was written during the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" (s–s).These detectives include amateurs, private investigators and professional policemen.
Of all the cases that Pollaky ever investigated, the most famous was the Road House murder, which is the focal point of Kate Summerscale’s celebrated book, The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher. Although Summerscale’s book predominately focuses on Inspector Jack Whicher, the appendix does note that Pollaky was present during at least one.
But it took the second world war and its aftermath to bring them to maturity; many of the authors whose careers began 20 years earlier wrote their best books in the s and 50s. The Top Crime Novels of All Time is a list published in book form in by the British-based Crime Writers' Association.
Five years later, the Mystery Writers of America published a similar list titled The Top Mystery Novels of All Time. Many titles can be found in both lists. 1. Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone. Eliot called Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone () the first and greatest of the detective wasn’t technically the first – that honour should probably go to Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s The Trail of the Serpent () – but The Moonstone, which focuses on the theft of the titular gemstone, was one of the most popular and influential.
L.A. Confidential, by James Ellroy The third book in Ellroy’s L.A. Quartet marks the point at which noir invaded the literary world and made a home for ’s s Los Angeles is corrupt, violent, soaked in lust and addictions, and populated by crooked cops and criminals. Let’s call for that most shadowy and exciting of literary creations – the crime-solving, riddle-repairing, mystery-mending sleuth the greatest literary detectives of all time.
From Sherlock Holmes to Kurt Wallander, by way of Sam Spade and Miss Marple, these characters have brightened up literature for : Marc Chacksfield. The aptly named ‘The Detective’ is a true classic of the genre and one that was turned into a film made famous by Frank Sinatra.
This psychological thriller features a war hero named Joe Leland who has hit hard times and when an old army buddy dies by falling from a roof at a race-track, his widow enlists Leland to find out what really. 12) Alex Cross. Alex Cross, the protagonist of a series of novels that begin with Along Came A Spider, is the most soft-spoken member of a list that includes several little old hobbies.
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These fictional American characters were created by Edward Stratemeyer. The two fictional detectives have appeared in book and television shows and computer games.
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Toby Montrose has been passed around from relative to relative, ever since his parents disappeared in a boating accident/5. So too were the pioneer short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, most famously the ‘locked room’ classic, ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ (), centred on the detective Auguste Dupin who, like Holmes, cracks cases entirely by ‘ratiocination’.
It is immortalized as Holmes’s iron rule, enunciated (twice) in The Sign of Four. A well-written book about an actual event in the life of Arthur Conan Doyle the author of many books about the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
I thoroughly enjoyed all of the Sherlock Holmes stories (I have read most of them several times) So this book intrigued me as it gave quite a lot of insight into the author of some of my /5(). Top 30 most famous detectives in history 1- Sherlock Holmes.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the creator of this character, undoubtedly the most famous detective in history. Protagonist in addition to one of the best-known literary sagas, Sherlock taught us that the simplest explanation is correct, however implausible it may seem.
Sherlock Holmes #2: The Worlds Most Famous Detective [Therrian, Kari A, Group, Charlton Comics] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sherlock Holmes #2: The Worlds Most Famous Detective5/5(1).Martin Fido's SHERLOCK, THE FACTS AND FICTION BEHIND THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS DETECTIVE is one of the latest books to tackle Holmes and his creator.
A Metro Books release, it should prove of interest to Holmes fans around the world. SHERLOCK tops off at pages. After an opening chapter on 'The Life of Sherlock Holmes,' Fido details Reviews: 2.