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whodunit

(huˈdənɪt)
n. a detective story. (see also thriller-diller.) I go through about three whodunits a week.
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For Detective Don Hrycyk, it's just another whodunit.
Greenberg uses the scores of composer Bernard Herrmann from films such as Vertigo and Psycho to build and subsequently deconstruct psychological landscapes associated with adrenalinized whodunits.
All the signs pointed to another one of those cosy countryside whodunits.
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Despite minor misgivings, this is undoubtedly a piece which will appeal to musical theatre enthusiasts and fans of whodunits.
There's little mystery here as to why whodunits remain such enduring entertainment.