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Greater Minds: Ronald Knox and the prankster’s rules of the detective story

In 1929, Ronald Knox published ‘decalogue’: ten rules of writing a detective story. Knox was a priest, a crime writer and a satirist. He’d already invented retcon and caused a national panic with a parody radio broadcast. Knox probably didn’t

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