By Leonard Engel

ISBN-10: 0786447230

ISBN-13: 9780786447237

Mysteries and detective tales are one of the most well-liked of books however the writers of such style fiction be afflicted by a belief that their paintings is to be taken much less heavily than so-called literary fiction. The novels of James Lee Burke, probably the most exclusive writers of crime novels, problem that idea, as do the 12 essays during this collection.
This paintings examines Burke as a author who has extended the mystery-detective style with an superb range of topics, imaginitive language and outlines, and unforgettable characters. He turns out unbounded by means of barriers of genre.
An interview with Burke is included.

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