An eccentric diplomat from the Netherlands exposed the West to Chinese detective fiction—some of the oldest in the world.
Detectives around the globe have been inspired by the English supersleuth.
Jacques Futrelle was lost to tragedy, but his captivating works live on.
How a haunting crime inspired an author of classic detective fiction.
A prolific author and his charmingly vivid detective.
A champion of the downtrodden with remarkable sense-driven deductions.
The murdered con man, the best-selling author, and James Bond.
E.W. Hornung, author and creator of Raffles the Amateur Cracksman, died 100 years ago this year.