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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The (Feminine) Eye of the Law : Mary Helena Fortune
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  • Epigraph:
    You must have led an unhappy and roving life, to know how hard it is to be still, and go quietly through the world like the people - the tame nothingness people around you.
    Mary Fortune, 'The Detective's Album: The Bushranger's Autobiography' 34

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    y separately published work icon Women Writers and Detectives in Nineteenth-Century Crime Fiction : The Mothers of the Mystery Genre Lucy Sussex , Houndmills New York (City) : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 Z1734677 2010 single work criticism 'This book is a study of the "mothers" of the mystery genre. Traditionally the invention of crime writing has been ascribed to Poe, Wilkie Collins and Conan Doyle, but they had formidable women rivals, whose work has been until recently largely forgotten. The purpose of this book is to "cherchez les femmes," in a project of rediscovery.' (From the publisher's website.) Houndmills New York (City) : Palgrave Macmillan , 2010 pg. 120-141
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