murder mystery, crime, & detective fiction

MURDERWIKI

For when you have just a short amount of time to read … from 5 – 30 min stories!



  • THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURE



    In the last decades of the eighteenth century, England had been purged, mentally and socially, by strong draughts of French ideas, and literature was turbulent with romanticism. Thus, at the beginning of the new era, there was more to think of than manners and morals. Novel writers were experimenting in every direction. There was the political, social, or educational novel of Godwin and his group, the Gothic romance, the historical novel, the novel of sensibility.
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