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The Experiences of Loveday Brooke Lady Detective - cover

The Experiences of Loveday Brooke Lady Detective

Catherine Louisa Pirkis

Publisher: DigiCat

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Catherine Louisa Pirkis' 'The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective' is a collection of six detective stories featuring the adventurous detective Loveday Brooke. Pirkis' literary style mirrors that of her contemporary, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, focusing on intricate plots, deductive reasoning, and the solving of perplexing mysteries. Set in late 19th-century London, the book provides a fascinating glimpse into the emerging field of detective fiction and the evolving role of women in society. Each story presents a different challenge for Loveday Brooke, showcasing her intelligence, resourcefulness, and determination. Pirkis masterfully weaves together elements of suspense, wit, and social commentary, making for a compelling read for fans of classic detective fiction. Catherine Louisa Pirkis, a British author, was a pioneer in the detective fiction genre, creating one of the first female detectives in literature. Her background in publishing and her interest in crime led her to write stories that challenged traditional gender roles and highlighted the power of women in a male-dominated field. 'The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective' is a must-read for those interested in feminist literature, detective fiction, and Victorian society. Pirkis' groundbreaking work continues to inspire readers and writers alike, showcasing the enduring relevance of women's voices in literature.
Available since: 09/15/2022.
Print length: 185 pages.

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