Mystery + Crime Fiction
What is a Mystery?
What is a mystery? the very term baffles the imagination... A mystery pervays the element of shock and awe. We explore hidden paths, or explore the unknown, until we discover the truth. A mystery is usually presented in the form of a novel or a short story, but it could also be a non-fiction book that explores uncertain or illusory facts.
A mystery is a work of fiction about a puzzling event or crime. Famous mystery writers include: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dashiell Hammett, Agatha Christie, Edgar Allan Poe, and Dorothy L. Sayers. Read more about classic mysteries and their writers.
A Mystery - by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Read "A Mystery," by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Chekhov is well-known for his short fiction and plays, particularly "The Cherry Orchard," "The Three Sisters," and other works.
How did Edgar Allan Poe die? What were the circumstances that surrounded his death? These and many other questions have been haunting literary researchers for decades.