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Accidental Sleuth

J. Randolph Cox

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195072396
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199891078
Accidental Sleuth

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“Accidental sleuth” is a term applied to the protagonist who is not a detective by avocation or profession, either amateur,

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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