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Dockers and detectives

Author: Ken Worpole
Publisher: Nottingham : Five Leaves, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ken Worpole analyses the appeal of 'hardboiled' US crime novels of the 1930s to an industrial working class that failed to identify with the tamed domesticity of the home counties.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Worpole
ISBN: 9781905512379 1905512376
OCLC Number: 1043113565
Notes: Originally published: London: Verso, 1983.
Description: 120 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ken Worpole.

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Ken Worpole analyses the appeal of 'hardboiled' US crime novels of the 1930s to an industrial working class that failed to identify with the tamed domesticity of the home counties.

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