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

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Penguin books, 1974 - Literary Criticism - 270 pages
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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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What They Are and Why We Read Them
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Godwin Vidocq Poe
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the Pattern Forms
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