Review Essay: 'Elementary My Dear Hameed': Postcolonial Crime Fiction; Nels Pearson and Marc Singer, ed Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World; Ibne Safi The Laughing Corpse; Ibne Safi Dr Dread; M C Dutton The Singhing Detective

Tickell, Alex (2013). Review Essay: 'Elementary My Dear Hameed': Postcolonial Crime Fiction; Nels Pearson and Marc Singer, ed Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World; Ibne Safi The Laughing Corpse; Ibne Safi Dr Dread; M C Dutton The Singhing Detective. Wasafiri(75) pp. 73–76.

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Abstract

This review essay covers criticism and fiction, all relating to postcolonial crime genres. It evaluates 'Detective Fiction in the Postcolonial and Transnational World' by Nels Pearson and Marc Singer, and reviews the republished work of the Urdu crime author Ibne Safi ('The Laughing Corpse' and 'Dr Dread'). It also covers a more recent crime fiction by M.C. Dutton - 'The Singhing Detective'.

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