A reference and overview of the genre of crime fiction, primarily covering the 1950s onwards, although major earlier writers, such as Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, also have entries.Although Magnum worked as a P.I. most of the time, the series took advantage of Sellecka#39;s penchant for humour and later episodes often ... Then the series was renewed for one further season and they had to bring him back from the dead, explaining it all as a delirium. ... Ward also wrote the thriller serial, The Hanged Man (197 5; 8 episodes; book, 1976) about businessman Lew Burnett (Colin Blakely)anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction|
|Publisher||:||Robinson Publishing - 2002-01-01|