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Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel
     

Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel

by Julian Symons
 

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In celebration of distinguished author/critic Julian Symons' 80th year, here is the third and final revised edition of his classic history of mystery fiction. The views expressed here are as candid as ever. One bestselling writer is called unreadable, another compared to writers of "strip cartoon stories". But the general tone is warmly appreciative of every sort

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In celebration of distinguished author/critic Julian Symons' 80th year, here is the third and final revised edition of his classic history of mystery fiction. The views expressed here are as candid as ever. One bestselling writer is called unreadable, another compared to writers of "strip cartoon stories". But the general tone is warmly appreciative of every sort of book within the genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892964963
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Series:
Literature Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

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