Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Role of the Second in Mysteries

There are so many mystery novels that team the main detective with a second individual. For example, the Second might be the detective’s sergeant, a friend, an associate, a member of the police department or a husband or a wife. … Continue reading

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Investigate versus Detect

What is the difference between the words investigate and detect? In mysteries there is a tendency to use these two words interchangeably, but according to the dictionary there is a difference. If we go to Mr. Webster we find the … Continue reading

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Famous Detectives– Solution

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