The Detectives: Murder on the Streets - Netflix

Posted on Sun 26 May 2019 in netflix

With unparalleled and intimate access, this four-part series follows Manchester's murder detectives over the course of a year as they try to unravel complex cases in dramatic real time.

The Detectives: Murder on the Streets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-20

The Detectives: Murder on the Streets - Detective fiction - Netflix

Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional, amateur or retired—investigates a crime, often murder. The detective genre began around the same time as speculative fiction and other genre fiction in the mid-nineteenth century and has remained extremely popular, particularly in novels. Some of the most famous heroes of detective fiction include C. Auguste Dupin, Sherlock Holmes, and Hercule Poirot. Juvenile stories featuring The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and The Boxcar Children have also remained in print for several decades.

The Detectives: Murder on the Streets - Other regional and ethnic subcultures - Netflix

Especially in the United States, detective fiction emerged in the 1960s, and gained prominence in later decades, as a way for authors to bring stories about various subcultures to mainstream audiences. One scholar wrote about the detective novels of Tony Hillerman, set among the Native American population around New Mexico, “many American readers have probably gotten more insight into traditional Navajo culture from his detective stories than from any other recent books.” Other notable writers who have explored regional and ethnic communities in their detective novels are Harry Kemelman, whose Rabbi Small series were set in the Conservative Jewish community of Massachusetts; Walter Mosley, whose Easy Rawlins books are set in the African American community of 1950s Los Angeles; and Sara Paretsky, whose V. I. Warshawski books have explored the various subcultures of Chicago.

The Detectives: Murder on the Streets - References - Netflix