Things tagged S.S. Van Dine

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  1. Why Waugh?

    April 10, 2014 12:07 pm 3 Comments

    If you made a list of writers who are masters at storytelling, masters of humor, and masters of English prose, it would be a short list. One who belongs on this list is Evelyn Waugh. British novelist and journalist, Evelyn Waugh, had three books listed among the Modern Library‚Äôs 100… Read more »

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  2. T. M. Doran

    Mystery Masters

    January 16, 2014 5:44 pm 11 Comments

    While the mystery genre rarely (some contend never) rises to the heights of great literature, there are mystery authors who are masters (yes, masters!) at elements of the craft of writing. Arthur Conan Doyle is skillful at conveying emotional atmosphere – think about The Hound of the Baskervilles and The… Read more »

    Tags: Agatha Christie Catholic literature detective fiction Dorothy L. Sayers Earl derr Biggers Ellery Queen Evelyn Waugh Father Brown G.K. Chesterton John Dickson Carr literature mystery P.D. James Raymond Chandler Rex Stout S.S. Van Dine Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle