Detective Fiction

Detective fiction is a sub-genre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator (often a detective), either professional or amateur, investigates a crime, often murder.

Read more about Detective Fiction:  Golden Age Detective Novels, The Private Eye Novel, The "whodunit" Versus The "inverted Detective Story", Police Procedural, Other Subgenres, Proposed Rules, Famous Fictional Detectives, Detective Debuts and Swansongs, Books

Famous quotes containing the words detective and/or fiction:

    You can always tell a detective on TV. He never takes his hat off.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)