The story of a crime, or Nathaniel Hawthorne and crime fiction
|The House of the Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts|
- Portrays the slow ripple effect of a crime.
- Speaks with sympathy of a socially low character cheated out of his land by a socially prominent one.
- Is neither Scandinavian nor French.
What crime novels can you name that portray a crime's effects on those not directly involved with it, years or even generations later?
© Peter Rozovsky 2013