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September 13, 2010

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Elementary, my dear Larry.

Thanks for this entertaining and very interesting post - but those gorilla eyes are creeping me out.

Thanks, Laura. This is a fun subject to write about.

Thank you for this excellent post, Larry. I ask myself the same question all the time. I thought I had it answered when I wrote my book "The Perfect Murder," but I keep reading them -- courtroom dramas, British puzzlers by Christie or Nicholas Blake, classics by Chesterton or Stevenson, meta-stories by Borges, allegories by Kafka or Sophocles, spy novels by Eric Ambler, et al. The genre will not only defeat but survive any effort at dissection -- even one as noble as Auden's "Guilty Vicarage."

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