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- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 13.99
Covering territory from Rififi to Run Lola Run to Spiral , a guide to the edgy, gritty best of European noir fiction, films, and television The invasion of foreign crime fiction, films, and TV?and not just the Scandinavian variety?has opened up incredible new options for crime fiction lovers, but the sheer volume of new European writers and... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2007; Not Available
The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction takes the reader on a guided tour of the mean streets and blind corners that make up the world?s most popular literary genre. The insider?s book recommends over 200 classic crime novels from masterminds Raymond Chandler and Patricia Highsmith to modern hotshots James Elroy and Patricia Cornwall. You?ll investigate ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 29.00
Presenting a social history of British crime film, this book focuses on the strategies used in order to address more radical notions surrounding class, politics, sex, delinquency, violence and censorship. Spanning post-war crime cinema to present-day "Mockney" productions, it contextualizes the films and identifies important and neglected works. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 28.00
Barry Forshaw celebrates with enthusiasm the British horror film and its fascination for macabre cinema. A definitive study of the genre, British Gothic Cinema discusses the flowering of the field, with every key film discussed from its beginnings in the 1940s through to the 21st century. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
The 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs, based on Thomas Harris?s bestseller, was a game-changer in the fields of both horror and crime cinema. FBI trainee Clarice Starling was a new kind of heroine, vulnerable, intuitive, and in a deeply unhealthy relationship with her monstrous helper/opponent, the serial killer Hannibal Lecter. Jonathan Demme?s... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
In the Man Who Left Too Soon, top crime fiction journalist Barry Forshaw gives us a fascinating insight into the life and works of this difficult, brilliant and multifaceted man. His best-selling books are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larsson was not there to witness any of their... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2006; US$ 5.55
Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. From a topless Sophia Loren in a 1950s historical epic and the erotic obsessions... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 8.99
A compact and authoritative guide to the phenomenally popular genre, by a leading expert in Scandinavian crime fiction This information-packed study examines and celebrates books, films, and TV adaptations, from Sjöwall and Wahlöö's highly influential Martin Beck series through Henning Mankell's Wallander (subject of three separate TV series)... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 9.99
The stranger-than-fiction life story of the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo His three novels are violent, terrifying, brilliantly written, and have sold millions of copies around the world, but Stieg Larrson was not able to witness their international success. Since he died in 2004 the author of the Millennium trilogy... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 8.47
Nordic Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Film and TV by Britain?s leading expert on crime fiction, Barry Forshaw, is a compact and authoritative guide to the phenomenally popular genre. The information-packed study examines and celebrates books, films and TV adaptations, from Sjöwall & Wahlöö?s highly influential Martin... more...