New Clue Themed Novel — Not A Clue

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Interesting find. I am curious what IP/copyright laws are with regard to books like this. Come December, hopefully a nearby library gets a copy.

This page appears to be about the original version with an excerpt. I am curious what IP/copyright laws are with regard to books like this.

The University of Nebraska's page gives the following Table of Contents.
  • Introduction by Dawn M. Cornelio
    Studio
    First Officer
    Miss Scarlet
    Miss Scarlet in the Kitchen
    Miss Scarlet in the Kitchen with the Monkey Wrench
    Study (Reload)
    Professor Plum
    Professor Plum in the Ballroom
    Professor Plum in the Ballroom with the Candlestick
    Second Officer
    Gardens
    Mrs. White
    Mrs. White in the Lounge
    Mrs. White in the Lounge with the Lead Pipe
    Hall
    Third Officer
    Dining Room
    Fourth Officer
    Colonel Mustard
    Colonel Mustard in the Billiard Room
    Colonel Mustard in Billiard Room with the Revolver
    Passageway(s)
    Fifth Officer
    Mrs. Peacock
    Mrs. Peacock in the Library
    Mrs. Peacock in the Library with the Rope
    Swamp
    Sixth Officer
    Mr. Green
    Mr. Green in the Conservatory
    Endgame

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If this is not under license from Hasbro, they are in serious trouble, as it trades on various copyrights and trademarks.

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I might give it a read. I've been looking for new material to kill the slow time at work.

Though I will say, by the table of contents given, I'm inclined to think Mr. Green may have committed the murder with the Knife in the Conservatory. :wink:
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Picked this up from the library last weekend and have been reading it slowly. As the description and other reviews preview, this is not a country house murder mystery (cozy or gruesome). Delaume uses the elements of Clue as a structural conceit, and her approach to fiction contains meta-textual flourishes and a few other literary devices and styles that other people understand and appreciate far better than I do. Dawn M. Cornelio (the translator) has an introduction that prepares the reader for this.

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