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Mystery map (English)

Mystery map The visualization analyses the geographical position of 68 serial characters within the genre of crime fiction, and their respective authors. For each character : year of appearance, city where he/she acts, number of appearances in novels and short-stories, type of role played . For each author are indicated: native city, total number of works written by the author, year of the first publication. How to read it: y-axis (the cities where Х-ахis (characters' chronological order òf appearance) the characters act and the authors’ native cities city sorted by continent character character's city and latitude of country of belonging) colour = role played lawyer attorney bouncer barman Monsieur Brown 1920 1926 1926 1929 author's native city_ size = number of works in which the character appears Norway Holmes The presence of the bar indicates that the author had published other works before the invention of the character i author Queen Jules Sweden officer Maigret 1929 Oslo size = total number of works written by the author Kiruna Perry Mason Merrivale Nero Wolfe Philip 1934 Pålmark Marlowe Arthur Jelling Possible situations: Sir Henry from o Skellefteå Hammer Shell Scott 1940 1947 1950 from 10 to 9 works to 19 works (...) Uppsala Michael Carella Duca Steve character Stockholm nto Morse Joseph Fjällbacka Carvalho city 1966 Endeavour 1972 1974 1975 character Malmö Bernie United Falco Kay Wallander 1991 coinciding geographies Kingdom Edinburgh 1987 Arthur Conan Doyle 1989 Santadrea Cross 1992 1992 1993 De Luca author character Stamford поn-coinciding geographies Birmingham character Lazza 1991 Oxford Норе 1994 1994 London Matthew author character Montale Marco Buratti Marc St. Mary Mead Salvo Mathias Lucien Delamarre ett created by the same author Montalbano Devernois 1995 1995 1996 The percentage of culpable homicides on a sample of 100,000 inhabitants is also represented for each country (source:, anno 2008) 1994 Torquay Denmark – Copenaghen 1995 Il Gorilla 1996 Vandoosler author country Harry Hole Bengtzon 1998 1998 Jo Nesbø Ukraine Agatha Christię author Germany Henning Mankell Kiev Langdon Martin | culpable homicides (%) Berlin |Colin Dexter Leipzig Robert Belgium 1998 Next Pietro 1999 Chen Binda Italo culpable homicides (%) 2000 Thursday France Patrik Hedström 2002 Liegi Lindsey Davis 2000 Rebecka Martinsson 2003 2004 Paris Liza Marklund 2001 Michael Haller Émile Gaboriau Gaston Leroux Blomkvist Lisbeth Saujon |Giorgio Scerbanenco Giorgio Scerbanenco 2 Salander 2005 2005 Marseille Italy Georges Simenon Mikael Jan Arnald Salò Enrico Viviani 2007 2007 2007 Milan 2006 Padova + Cremona Philip Kerr Norway 0,7 Sweden 0,9 Rivoli Åsa Larsson Camilla Läckberg Stieg Larsson Suzzara Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau Parma Bologna Vergato Pisa Pineta Jasper Fforde Rome Andrea G.Pinketts United Kingdom Bari Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau Naples Putignano Porto Empedocle 1,3 Jean-Claude Izzo Spain Loriano Macchiavelli Vigata Carlo Lucarelli Barcelona Jussi Adler-Olsen Turkey Massimo Carlotto Almansa Istanbul Denmark 1,0 Greece Athens United States - Exeter Carlo Lucarelli Ukraine Sandrone Dazieri Giuseppe Genna Germany 0,9 5,9 Malden Boston Belgium | 1,9 France Chicago Newburgh Manuel Vázquez Montalbán Gianni Biondillo 1,4 New York Domenico Cacopardo |Erle Stanley Gardner Noblesville Italy 1,0 Philadelphia Daniel & Manford Lepofsky Uniontown Washington D.C St. Mary's County Raymond Chandler Andrea Camilleri Paolo Roversi Frank Spillane Rex Stout Verbena Volpi Pastor Charlottesville John Dickson Carri San Francisco Evan Hunter Willard Huntington Wright Petros Markaris Richmond John Dickson Carr Dashiell Hammett Gianrico Carofiglio Los Angeles Alicia Giménez-Bartlett Piero Colaprico Marco Malvaldi Santa Ana Baton Rouge James Patterson Calusa Patrizia Rinaldi Cuba Miami Michael Connelly China Havana Evan Hunter Shanghai Dan Browi | Richard S. Prather Spain 1,0 Robert Crais -Turkey Greece United States 3,3 1,2 Patricia Cornwell 5,4 Leonardo Padura Fuentes Michael Connelly Qiu Xiaolong Cuba China 4,6 1,1 boɔəT Sherlock Oseph Padre Poirof e Miss Jane Marple Philo Vance Ellery Sam Spade Lamberti Pepe Pike professor scholar Gunther Marco Didio Scarpetta private investigator Mario Conde journalist police Kurt Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg Bosnymus Alex Ostas Fabio Annika Kerstin Holm ido ý Bora ě Cao ě Agrð Guido Guerrieri Chele Radeschi Carl * Mørck Antonio Martusciello Massimo

Mystery map (English)

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The visualization analyses the geography of 68 detective in crime novels: enlightening relations between authors' home-town and country and where their detectives operate. Detectives are located accor...


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