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In the Shadow of Agatha Christie: Classic Crime Fiction by Forgotten Female Writers: 1850-1917 (Hardcover)

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The truth is that it was due to the success of writers like Anna Katherine Green in America; L. T. Meade, C. L. Pirkis, the Baroness Orczy, and Elizabeth Corbett in England; and Mary Fortune in Australia that the doors were finally opened for women crime-writers. Authors who followed them, such as Patricia Wentworth, Dorothy Sayers, and, of course, Agatha Christie would not have thrived without the bold, fearless work of their predecessors--and the genre would be much poorer for their absence. So while Agatha Christie may still reign supreme, it is important to remember that she did not ascend that throne except on the shoulders of the women who came before her--and inspired her--and who are now removed from her shadow once and for all by this superb new anthology by Leslie S. Klinger.

Featuring: Mary Fortune, Harriet Prescott Spofford, Ellen Wood, Elizabeth Corbett, C. L. Pirkis, Geraldine Bonner, Ellen Glasgow, L. T. Meade, Baroness Orczy, Augusta Gro er, M. E. Graddon, Anna Katherine Green, Carolyn Wells, Susan Glaspell.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781681776309
ISBN-10: 1681776308
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2018
Pages: 356
Language: English