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Anna K. Green (1846-1935) was born in Brooklyn, New York and was often referred to as ‘The Mother of Detective Fiction’ after the publication of The Leavenworth Case, her first and most successful novel. The daughter of a lawyer, Green attended Ripley Female College in Vermont. Her work inspired a new generation of crime writers, in particular a young woman called Agatha Christie.

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