Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Suspense & Thriller: Definition & Examples

The definition of the suspense & thriller genre: A story about threatened characters who must stop the opposition before it is too late.

A main difference between thrillers and suspense novels is that thrillers tend be more action and higher tension than a suspense novel.

Examples of the suspense & thriller genre from film & television:
  • Mission: Impossible
  • James Bond
  • Person of Interest 

Examples of suspense & thriller novels:
  • The work of Ian Fleming (creator of James Bond)
  • The work of John Grisham
  • The work of John le Carre
  • Much of Charles Dickens’ work, such as Oliver Twist and The Tale of Two Cities


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