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Which fictional detective are you?

The classic Golden Age of Detective Fiction in the 1920s and 30s brought us such legendary characters as Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, and detective stories on page and screen have kept audiences guessing ever since. How often do you solve the mystery before the story ends? Do you figure it out before the fictional detectives or do they beat you to the punch?

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a detective, find out which fictional sleuth you might be in our quiz.

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Recent Comments

  1. Carina

    I think you mean methodical, not methodological!

  2. Ben

    I wanted to be Philip Marlowe!

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