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It’s no mystery how ‘Strike’ novels scored a TV version

As anyone who’s ever gone on the case with Sherlock Holmes or with Lisbeth Salander of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” books knows, it’s no mystery that crime and mystery novels have achieved new records in sales in recent years. 

After all, they provide the thrill of pursuit and the comfort of a tidy resolution. But any gumshoe worth her salt knows that a closer look reveals that there is more to the

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