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The Resource The female detective : the original lady detective, 1864, Forrester Andrew

The female detective : the original lady detective, 1864, Forrester Andrew

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The female detective : the original lady detective, 1864
Title
The female detective
Title remainder
the original lady detective, 1864
Statement of responsibility
Forrester Andrew
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Female Detective introduces the first professional female detective in British fiction, Mrs Gladden. She uses similar methods to her male counterparts - enterring scenes of crime incognito, tracking down killers while trying to conceal her own tracks and her identity from others
Biographical or historical data
Andrew Forrester is the pseudonym of James Redding Ware (1832 - c.1909). During his early career he wrote a number of detective stories, The Female Detective being the first. Others included Secret Service, or, Recollections of a City Detective (1864), The Private Detective and Revelations of the Private Detective (both c.1868). He also wrote a story called 'A Child Found Dead: Murder or No Murder?', an analysis of the Constance Kent murder case described in the best-selling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (Kate Summerscale, 2010).
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Andrew, Forrester
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
British Library crime classics
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Crime
Target audience
general
Label
The female detective : the original lady detective, 1864, Forrester Andrew
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
9780712357593
Dimensions
19x13x3 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780712357593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The female detective : the original lady detective, 1864, Forrester Andrew
Publication
Control code
9780712357593
Dimensions
19x13x3 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
328 p.
Isbn
9780712357593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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