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By SUSAN ROWLAND

From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell is the 1st e-book to contemplate heavily the highly renowned and influential works of Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.Sayers, Margery Allingham, Ngaio Marsh, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine. offering reviews of forty-two key novels, this quantity introduces those authors for college kids and the final reader within the context in their lives, and of severe debates on gender, colonialism, psychoanalysis, the Gothic, and feminism. It contains interviews with P.D. James and Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine.

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