It is always interesting to read a detective novel as they opens the horizons and makes us keen to know how they solve the cases, while reading the novels, we also start living with the character and tries to solve the cases. There are many famous fictional detective characters.
Here is a list of top 10 detectives in literature
10. Hardy Boys
The hardy boys are one of the famous detectives in literature. This book was published in 1927. The boys are always around their father and are always ready to help them to solve cases and they do it with great perfection. It is one of the books that everyone when young has read it. The thrills that they give while solving a case is really interesting and entertaining.
9. Philip Marlowe
Philip Marlowe is one of the famous detectives in literature. A fictional character created by an American Author Raymond Chandler. He has written several detective books. Philip has a charm, and the grace to solve the crime cases. Philip in all the novels in a smoker and drunkard and enjoys his life and has a style. He lives in Los Angeles.
8. Inspector Roderick Alleyn
Inspector Roderick Alleyn is a Scottish Detective, who solves the murder mysteries happening around him. Ngaio Marsh who is from New Zealand creates him. Most of his stories end with a real murder, which excites the readers and gives them a perspective. The local journalist is like his partner who tries to help in the investigation.
7. Miss Marple
Miss Marple a famous detective in literature, a creation of Agatha Christie. Miss Marple is an old character that has an amazing sense of solving the mysterious crimes. She can be very annoying at times, especially to the police officers. She believes in intuition and psychology and she can solve the cases just by that. Interesting.
6. Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew is one of the most famous detectives in literature and is created by Edward Stratmeyer. The novels are mysterious and Nancy the famous detective tries to solve the cases. She assists her father who is an attorney and she is always interested in knowing the case and is always keen to solve the unsolved case. There have been many films made on this character. It is indeed famous.