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(2016-01-18) - Journal articleThis article discusses the games that Boris Akunin’s Pelagia trilogy (2000-2003) plays with the reader’s attempts at interpretation and meaning-making. Most critics agree that detective fiction in this ‘whodunnit’ mode is ...
(2011-01) - Journal articleThis article takes as its subject a nineteenth-century detective story: S.A. Panov’s Murder in Medveditsa Village (1872). Panov’s work is remarkable amongst its contemporaries for the way in which it interrogates the ...