Sue Grafton | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Maureen Corrigan

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Critical Review by Maureen Corrigan

SOURCE: Corrigan, Maureen. “Kinsey After Dark.” Washington Post Book World 24, no. 16 (17 April 1994): 11.

In the following review, Corrigan argues that “K” Is for Killer is unsuitable for those unfamiliar with the Kinsey Millhone series, but loyal fans will find the novel interesting.

One of the advantages of series fiction is its power to postpone the resolution of a suspenseful situation over the course of a few novels. Like those Saturday afternoon serials of yore—The Falcon, Buck Rogers, The Lone Ranger—many a mystery novel has tied its readers up in knots over some subplot complication and abandoned them on the railroad tracks of anticipation, only to delay rescue till the next installment. Consider the case of Sue Grafton's series featuring Kinsey Millhone. As devoted readers know by rote, Kinsey was orphaned...

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