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Surrogate Detective

Rosemary Herbert

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195072396
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199891078
Surrogate Detective

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The term “surrogate detective” is applied to characters who solve crimes yet who are neither amateur nor professional detectives. Like

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

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