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Fiction is typically meant to be realistic. Detective stories are no exception, though they do not generally succeed in lifting the reader's spirits or adding to their enjoyment of life. Additionally, they seldom succeed in having the appearance of reality in the first place, having to possess a series of convenient coincidences and massive oversights in order for the mystery to work at all, and they also tend to be very self-contained, somewhat formulaic works. There are many avid readers who resent how quickly classic works of literature are forgotten, but for the most part, genuinely well-written detective stories don't go out of style in the same way as other classics, while detective stories of much lower quality tend to get published in comparison to other works of literature. Even more so, there is a...

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