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Crime Fiction

Tentative List of Primary Texts)

The Leavenworth Case                  Anna Katherine Green

The Night of the Jabberwock      Fredric Brown

Who Killed Roger Ackroyd?          Agatha Christie

Red Harvest                                        Dashiell Hammett

The Frumious Bandersnatch       Ed McBain

The Name of the Rose                    Umberto Eco

The Laughing Policeman               Maj Sjowall & Per Wahloo

A Sleeping Life                                   Ruth Rendell

Bucket Nut                                          Liza Cody

Presumed Innocent                         Scott Turow

Deja Dead                                           Kathy Reichs

Students must read all the texts before class.  List of background reading will be provided.  There will be two class tests.

Course coordinator:  Nilanjana Gupta

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