DETECTIVE FICTION. (cover story)

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      The article discusses the use of forensic chemistry in detection fiction. Topics covered include the role of author Dorothy Sayersin the history of forensic-based crime fiction, analysis of the so-called CSI effect, impact of forensic-based fiction on real-life jurors, claim the this type of fiction teachers criminals how to avoid detection and the case of Jerome McKinney who was convicted of murder 25 years after he committed the crime.