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What Should I Read? (Reader's Advisory)


mystery fiction novelsMystery fiction is defined as a "literary genre in which the cause (or causes) of a mysterious happening, often a crime, is gradually revealed by the hero or heroine; this is accomplished through a mixture of intelligence, ingenuity, the logical interpretation of evidence, and sometimes sheer luck."



Text: "mystery." The Columbia Encyclopedia, Paul Lagasse, and Columbia University, Columbia University Press, 7th edition, 2017. Credo Reference, Accessed 31 Mar 2018.

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