Michael Innes: A Critique

Adapted from my Master's thesis, University of Sydney, 2012. Michael Innes (pseudonym of J. I. M. Stewart) was the most famous of the ‘donnish’ detective writers, a school whose work was fantastical and abounded in literary allusions. Innes himself described his works as "on the frontier between the detective story and the fantasy; they have … Continue reading Michael Innes: A Critique