Jim Mancall is assistant provost at Wheaton
College in Norton, Massachusetts, where he occasionally lectures
about detective and mystery fiction. He lives in Norton,
Series Editor Elizabeth Foxwell, an Agatha Award winner, is managing editor of Clues: A Journal of Detection.
This A-Z guide is an essential key to unlock the complexities of one of America's most distinctive and powerful writers....Mancall explores theme and characters, drawing on an impressive range of interviews and critical literature." - PD Smith, The Guardian, 11th April 2014