“The Means At Hand” is a project about “crime fiction” (an admittedly very-loose and broad term). We’re looking at why we love it, how it influences what we love, what it does, what it’s shown us, where it goes, where it can go, and ultimately what it can show us.
Costa Koutsoutis is a writer & teacher from New York. Most of his work is found here.
[The detective] is the very emblem of our souls, a sort of mortal savior, not
only espying but isolating, and conquering, Evil; in his triumph is our triumph.” – JOYCE CAROL OATES