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Informal a novel, play, etc., concerned with a crime, usually murder
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Whodunit Writing Competition guidelines and submission details, complete schedule of Mystery Fest Key West events and a Fest registration form are all available at mysteryfestkeywest.com.
In playwright Alex Ragougneau's The Madonna of Notre Dame, an egregious murder leads to a compelling whodunit.
She wants to know 'whodunit' to help resolve her anger issues.
Part whodunit, part chick lit, part ghost story, and all pure entertainment, it's a wickedly funny ride with a romantic undertone.
A fun meal is served up in the course of a whodunit that offers many involving possibilities.
Well, here we are at the conclusion of the whodunit and more mysteries have been created than solved.
A slick, stylish drama, "Human Capital" starts as a class critique wrapped around a whodunit, and though the mystery elements have overtaken the social assessment by the final third, the pic remains an engrossing, stinging look at aspirational parvenus and the super-rich they emulate.
And I'm afraid the Lucy Beale murder storyline already looks like it will be less whodunit more who over dunit?
In Ken Ludwig's whodunit ''The Game's Afoot'' (or "Holmes for the Holidays'') an actor famous for portraying Sherlock Holmes takes on the persona of the great detective when one of his guests is stabbed to death during a holiday gathering at his home.
He says: "I think the thing about the piece is that it is a whodunit but it's got a thriller quality about it.
The Syrian Kurdish leader's whodunit killer Yesterday's assassination of Isa Huso, a prominent Syrian Kurdish politician, in Syria's northeastern town of Qamishli falls into a category police call whodunits-murders.
Finally, after being convinced of whodunit more times than I can count - the trademark revelation comes.