The focus of this course is to read and critique contemporary mystery novels and short stories. Members take turns leading the discussions focusing on the author, setting, character, plot development, and story conclusion.
Books and stories are chosen at the end of each semester for the next semester. Full-length novels alternate weekly with short stories. Novels will be selected at the end of the Fall semester. Short stories will be selected from the anthology The Big Book of Female Detectives edited by Otto Penzler.
Listed below are the books we'll be reading.
NOTE: The first book we'll read is The Word is Murder. Order of the other books to be determined on the first day of our next class, February 27.
To Enroll: Class size limited, contact coordinator about enrollment status.
# of Sessions: 10