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Murder for Pleasure: The Life and Times of the Detective Story
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Publisher Carroll & Graf Pub
Publication date August 1, 1984
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780881840711
ISBN-10 0881840718
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $10.95
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Essays trace the history of the detective story in America and England, looks at how mysteries are written, and provides a guide to detective characters and their creators
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Reprint of the second edition, revised and enlarged. A fascinating history of the detective story and an excellent bibliographical tool. Includes a check-list which a former owner has added check marks to titles owned . Covers rubbed. xviii, xviii , 409+ 1 pages. stiff paper wrappers.. thick 8vo..

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Reprint edition from Carroll & Graf Pub (August 1, 1984)
9780881840711 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $10.95
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