Most Famous Fictional Detectives from Literature

Most Famous Fictional Detectives from Literature

There have been many famous fictional detectives in literature over many years. So many that a select few of them have reached a legendary status wherein they are known far and wide.

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Book Review: Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 3)

Book Review: Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 3)

Poirot Investigates is the third volume in the collection of Christie’s Poirot series, a collection of short stories, better than most mystery collections, having been written by the best selling author of all time. The collection features the Belgian detective…

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Book Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book Review: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes collects the first twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in The Strand magazine throughout 1891-1892. The first story in the collection, “A Scandal in Bohemia,” is the story that made Holmes and his creator a…

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Book Review: The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 2)

Book Review: The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (Hercule Poirot Book 2)

Originally published in 1923, The Murder on the Links is the second in the popular Hercule Poirot series. This is the second major case for Poirot, following on from “The Mysterious Affair of Styles”. Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings find themselves in…

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Book Review: The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Book Review: The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The plot of The Sign of the Four is complex, Mary Morstan has been receiving large pearls in the mail from an unknown source since her father’s death.

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Book Review: Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman by Mehool Parekh

Book Review: Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman by Mehool Parekh

The mystery in Bhoot Bhavish Bartaman is excellent, it slowly comes together and it is fun to piece it together alongside the detective. I felt like it really worked and was very clever.

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Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Agatha Christie’s debut novel, published in 1920, and the first featuring her detective, Hercule Poirot. By any standards it is an assured and well written debut novel and, considering the period it was written,…

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Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith is an introduction to the new detective Cormoran Strike. It is really a good mystery where the murder actually gets investigated methodically and the picture is gradually revealed through interviews and evidence gathering.

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