Although classic detective novels tell stories, these stories are presented as “problems of logic and deduction…” Those aren’t my words, but the words of Raymond Chandler in his seminal essay The Simple Art of Murder. He’s talking specifically about an early detective novel by A. A. Milne called The Red House Mystery. Chandler continues: “[I]t […]
How Silly is Too Silly?
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