The Defective Detective in the Pulps
edited by Gary Hoppenstand and Ray B. Browne
University of Wisconsin Press, 1983
Paper: 978-0-87972-236-4 | Cloth: 978-0-87972-235-7

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
The world of the defective detective was a strange one. Continuing the motif of the mythological hero, this unique detective type emerged in the 1930s in a very imperfect and threatened society. The stories reprinted in this volume reveal just how widely the genre ranged during the Depression.
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