By Salem Press, Fiona Kelleghan, Roger Guenveur Smith
Because Edgar Allan Poe invented the fashionable secret novel within the mid-19th century, the variety of authors writing during this box has progressively elevated besides a requirement for such literature. As a reaction to such progress, this article good points articles on a hundred of crucial writers of the style.
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14 100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction screenplays: The Way Ahead, 1944 (with Peter Ustinov); United States, 1945; The October Man, 1947; The Passionate Friends: One Woman’s Story, 1949; Highly Dangerous, 1950; The Clouded Yellow, 1950; The Magic Box, 1951; Gigolo and Gigolette, 1951; Encore, 1951; The Card, 1952; Rough Shoot, 1953; The Cruel Sea, 1953; Lease of Life, 1954; The Purple Plain, 1954; Yangtse Incident, 1957; A Night to Remember, 1958; The Wreck of the Mary Deare, 1959; Love Hate Love, 1970.
Sherlock Holmes, an important figure of Bentley’s youth, so dominated the field that his inventor, Arthur Conan Doyle, was called upon to solve real crimes. Bentley challenged Doyle’s icy, introverted, infallible hero with a good-humored, susceptible extrovert who caught the public mood and became as much a model for less original writers as Sherlock Holmes had been. The shift in the heroic notion from the disdainful self-sufficiency of Holmes to the sociable misapprehensions of Trent prefigures the change in sensibility accelerated by World War I, in which old certainties as well as young men died.
It deals with the elderly, disillusioned heads of the intelligence services of two smaller North Atlantic Treaty Organization countries; they purchase a weekly newsletter, then feed its editor classified information which is so menacing in nature that the major intelligence agencies must pay for its silence. With this work, Ambler seemed to make the ultimate statement on espionage—as an activity which finally feeds on itself in an act of self-cannibalization. Ambler’s other postwar works continued to exploit the themes he had already developed, but one of them, The Siege of the Villa Lipp (1977), is a remarkable experiment, the story of an international banker who launders illegally acquired funds for a variety of criminals.
100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction by Salem Press, Fiona Kelleghan, Roger Guenveur Smith