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Sleuths, sidekicks and stooges : an annotated bibliography of detectives, their assistants and their rivals in crime, mystery and adventure fiction, 1795-1995 / Joseph Green and Jim Finch.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Aldershot : Scolar, c1997.ISBN:
  • 1859281923 :
  • 9781859281925
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 016.80883872 21
LOC classification:
  • Z5917.D5
Incomplete contents:
Guide to the use of citation; index. Appendices: sources; discrepencies in sources consulted; Sherlock Holmes parodies. Indexes: author-detective; book-detective; sidekick-detective; stooge-detective.
Summary: This reference work on British and American crime, mystery and adventure fiction in English contains 7,000 entries, listed alphabetically by detective, providing information about sleuths, their sidekicks and their rivals. A broad definition of "detective" is used encompassing Batman, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Nero Wolfe and Hercule Poirot. In addition, each entry provides publication details for the books in which the detective appears (for both the UK and the US) and gives biographical details of the author. For ease of cross-reference, the volume is indexed by sidekick, protagonist, author and title.
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Includes index.

Guide to the use of citation; index. Appendices: sources; discrepencies in sources consulted; Sherlock Holmes parodies. Indexes: author-detective; book-detective; sidekick-detective; stooge-detective.

This reference work on British and American crime, mystery and adventure fiction in English contains 7,000 entries, listed alphabetically by detective, providing information about sleuths, their sidekicks and their rivals. A broad definition of "detective" is used encompassing Batman, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Nero Wolfe and Hercule Poirot. In addition, each entry provides publication details for the books in which the detective appears (for both the UK and the US) and gives biographical details of the author. For ease of cross-reference, the volume is indexed by sidekick, protagonist, author and title.