Bloody murder: from the detective story to the crime novel : a history

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Viking, Jun 1, 1985 - Literary Criticism - 261 pages
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This history of the various forms and masters of the mystery genre follows the trail through the first pinnacle of detection in the Master Detective stories of the 1930s up to the present

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Review: Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel

User Review  - AC - Goodreads

A book full of good ideas for those looking for 'classic' mystery novels of all genres..., and for an analysis of the history of the genre from its beginnings. Read full review

Review: Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel

User Review  - Steve Gross - Goodreads

Fourth revision of a study of mystery books. Somewhat dated (which is why they keep revising it). Some interesting points. Read full review

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Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
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The Guilty Party
11
What They Are and Why We Read Them
13
Copyright

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