Short stories can we find under Detective FictionDetective fiction is a popular genre of literature that involves mysteries, crime and investigations. It revolves around the character of a detective or an investigator who solves crimes by using logical deduction, reasoning skills and intuition. The stories usually involve complex puzzles that the reader tries to solve through clues sprinkled throughout the story.
The history of detective fiction can be traced back to Edgar Allan Poe's 'Murders in the Rue Morgue', which introduced the world to C. Auguste Dupin, one of literature’s first detectives. This short story set up many conventions employed in later works, such as presenting suspects with unlikely motive but unimpeachable alibis.
As time went on, authors across different cultures contributed their own perspective on this genre leading to diverse sub-genres such as "hard-boiled," "cosy" and others.
Detective stories continue to fascinate readers even today due to their themes that are so universal – good vs evil; right vs wrong; justice vs injustice – while allowing for more mystery than any other form gives space for speculation and imagination.
This type of writing requires attention-grabbing characters with unique personalities along with suspenseful plots that hook readers from the start. Some well known examples include iconic creations like Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot series, Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series or Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch books amongst several others have become household names over years
In conclusion, Detective Fiction continues its reinvention offering great explorations into human nature via riddles placed deftly within masterfully crafted whodunits - all aiming towards satisfying curiosity through clever solutions delivered by some brilliant minds!