Criminal Sentences True Crime in Fiction and Drama

Haste, Steve
Publication Date 1997
ISBN 9781900541251
Publisher Cygnus Arts,
Binding Hardcover
Condition Near fine copy in very good dw.
SKU 3140
Notes Very slight rubbing to bottom edge of dw.


Hardback. 9.5'' x 6'', 305pp. An extremely useful and fascinating tool for the general reader and literary scholar. Extended introductory essay traces the history of true crime inspired fiction, and the newer realms of 'faction'. There then follows a detailed A-Z section that deals case by case with a wide range of crimes from many countries, eras etc. Each entry gives historical details of the event followed by a consideration of how it has been used in literature and film with further reading and viewing to finish the entry. Indexed.
Price: £13.50
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