detective story


detective story
story that focuses on crime-solving and detective work

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • detective story — n. a mystery involving a crime and the gradual discovery of who committed it, esp. a highly formalized one in which a detective, often a private detective, solves a crime, usually a murder, by means of careful observation and logical reasoning:… …   Universalium

  • Detective Story — can refer to the following things: Detective fiction, a genre of fiction Detective Story (play), a 1949 play by Sidney Kingsley Detective Story (1951 film), a film version of the play Detective Story (1983 film), a Japanese film directed by… …   Wikipedia

  • detective story — n. a mystery involving a crime and the gradual discovery of who committed it, esp. a highly formalized one in which a detective, often a private detective, solves a crime, usually a murder, by means of careful observation and logical reasoning:… …   English World dictionary

  • detective story — noun a narrative about someone who investigates crimes and obtains evidence leading to their resolution (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑mystery, ↑mystery story, ↑whodunit * * * detective story [detective story] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Detective Story — Histoire de détective Histoire de détective Titre original Detective Story Réalisation William Wyler Acteurs principaux Kirk Douglas Eleanor Parker Scénario Histoire : Sidney Kingsley Robert Wyler Philip Yordan Photographie Lee Garmes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Detective Story — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Polizeirevier 21 Originaltitel: Detective Story Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1951 Länge: 105 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Detective Story —    Voir Histoire de détective …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Detective story — Детективный роман …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • detective story — Edgar Allan Poe …   Inventors, Inventions

  • Detective Story (1951 film) — Detective Story Theatrical release poster Directed by William Wyler Produced by …   Wikipedia


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