Part of the popularity of
crime fiction is the reader is invited to follow the clues to identify the
crime, criminal and the cat and mouse chase between the criminal and
authorities. There are many crime novels where the perpetrator of the crime is
clear from the start. In other books, the attraction is solving the mystery of
who committed the crime.
The premise of crime
fiction has changed little over time—a crime creates a sense of mystery and
tension because there are gaps, flaws, and deficiencies in our information. We
may be the last to live in an age where unreliability of information is a major
wedge issue for criminals. The essence of this incompleteness of information is
the reason that criminals have used to their advantage to avoid detection and to
game the criminal justice system.
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