Boileau and Narcejac (1964:8) note that the aim of the investigation depicted in a detective story
is to solve a mystery (usually a crime) that seems impossible to solve at the beginning of the story.
The book reads like a detective story
as the details of Frampton's history unfold time.
The episode featured on your free DVD, Detective Story
, follows Ash, a hard-nosed private eye, as he tracks down cyber-criminal Trinity (voiced by Carrie-Ann Moss).
The Wreck at Sharpnose Point' combines a detective story
with creative fiction.
Blumenfeld's search for the assailant is the core narrative behind Revenge: A Story of Hope, but the detective story
is only one part of this meandering, intermittently fascinating book.
After World War II, Rampo concentrated on the revival of detective stories and in 1947 organized the Detective Story
Writers Club and became its first president.
In John Huston's version of Dashiell Hammett's classic hard-boiled detective story
, the relic in question is a black bird that's supposed to be covered with a bucketful of jewels.
With original drawings recovered or restored for this event, the organizational effort must in part have resembled a detective story
And as with any reviewer of a detective story
one does not spoil the mystery by announcing its resolution beforehand.
Chandler, and Dashiell Hammett two decades earlier, reinvented the detective story
with their hard-boiled style, detailing believable events that might happen to actual people.
Years later, when he did actually mount a work to The Rite of Spring, it turned out to be a sort of detective story
A Noire is an interactive detective story
set during the classic late 1940's noir period in a perfectly recreated Los Angeles before freeways, with a post-war backdrop of corruption, drugs and jazz.