Foul and Fair Play - Roth, Marty

An examination of classic detective fiction as a genre. The book attempts to read a variety of texts by different authors as variations on a common and relatively tight set of conventions, ranging from Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins, through Robert Louis Stevenson and H.G. Wells, to the 1960s.

Foul and Fair Play 1995, University of Georgia Press

ISBN-13: 9780820316222