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by Nicolas Freeling

  • ISBN: 0879239735
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Nicolas Freeling
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: David R Godine; 1st edition (July 1, 1994)
  • Pages: 155 pages
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Nearly all good writers are 'crime writers,' "" contends Freeling, author of 31 crime novels of his own (Flanders Sky . Freeling here demonstrates that good reading and criticism, like good writing, require the skills of a crime writer, and he has clearly mastered all of them.

Nearly all good writers are 'crime writers,' "" contends Freeling, author of 31 crime novels of his own (Flanders Sky, 1992, et., in this collection of essays and aperÇus on the writers and writings that most interest and influence him. It is a collection as original, insightful, and intriguing as his novels.

Criminal Convictions: Errant Essays on Perpetrators of Literary . I have read almost all (25 or so) books by Nicolas Freeling, and I love his writing, his erudition and his "Europeanness"

Criminal Convictions: Errant Essays on Perpetrators of Literary License. 0879239735 (ISBN13: 9780879239732). Nicolas Freeling's "Criminal Convictions" is an outstanding piece of literary criticism. It is a collection of essays on the best "literary masters of crime fiction" of the 19th and 20th centuries: Stendhal, Charles Dickens, Joseph Conrad, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Raymond Chandler, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Georges Simenon. I have read almost all (25 or so) books by Nicolas Freeling, and I love his writing, his erudition and his "Europeanness".

CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS Errant Essays on Perpetrators of Literary License. 155 pp. Boston: David R. Godine. Nicolas Freeling, the English-born author of more than 30 mystery novels, including the internationally acclaimed series featuring the idiosyncratic Amsterdam police inspector Piet Van der Valk and his wife, Arlette, focuses more narrowly on the "crime" element in such fiction. His "Criminal Convictions," a gathering of 10 strongly opinionated essays, poses the question: "If art be a doorway towards the metaphysical world, crime is a window upon it and sheds light?"

Results from Google Books. For Freeling, the mystery genre embraces multitudinous forms and an astounding variety of practitioners, from great literary stylists to base hacks.

Results from Google Books. As might be expected, he is never at a loss for words nor diffident in his judgments about either. In his own fiction, Freeling has defied every convention, to the delight of audiences worldwide. An original, unexpected, unfailingly rewarding writer, he here gives further delight with these personal, opinionated, thoroughly provocative essays on his predecessors in mysterious excellence.

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Criminal Convictions: Errant Essays on Perpetrators of Literary License. Washington University Journal of Law & Policy Volume 4. 2000. What Do I Do When: The Answer Book on Discipline. Final Analysis: The Untold Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case.

Nicolas Freeling (born Nicolas Davidson; 3 March 1927 – 20 July 2003), was a British crime novelist, best known as the author of the "Van der Valk" series of detective novels. A television series based on the character was produced for the. A television series based on the character was produced for the British ITV network by Thames Television during the 1970s, and revived in the 1990s. Freeling was born in London, but travelled widely, and ended his life at his long-standing home at Grandfontaine to the west of Strasbourg.

Essays by the preeminent crime novelist about other crime writers, including Sayers, Conan Doyle, Simenon, but also Kipling, Dickens, and Conrad.

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