Web of Iniquity by Catherine Ross Nickerson

Duke University Press, Feb. 1999

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“Surveys detective fiction from the Civil War to World War II, describes how women writers created a form of domestic mystery that offered a critical view of the condition of women, and discusses works based on the Lizzie Borden case.”

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