Day: December 20, 2014

Crime Fiction on a Parisian Street Map


With thanks to Fabien Cerbelaud and Remy Crouzevialle

The famous series of the San-Antonio Adventures (175 books published between 1949 and 2000) explores the parisian space. The following maps locate the parisian streets and places inscribed in the texts;   they  visualise  their repartition and evolution. The first map (above) focuses on the first decade of the San-Antonio production ; it is based on a systematic inventory of occurences spread across 30 books. The second map (below)  shows the results of a sample from books published during the entire span of the original series’s career. Continue reading