The Art of the Mystery Story: A Collection of Critical Essays, Volume 2

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Howard Haycraft
Grosset & Dunlap, 1947 - Detective and mystery stories - 565 pages
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User Review  - Oliver Ho - Goodreads

I've had this book on my shelf for years and finally got around to reading it. It's very dated, and the essays reflect prejudices and attitudes of the the 20s, 30s and 40s. For example, at least two ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rene Blansette - Goodreads

Having been first published in 1947, it was very dated. A lot of the articles covered the same ground, but the articles by Chandler and Hammett, plus the poem by Ogden Nash stood out. Read full review

Contents

THE HIGHER CRITICISM
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The Art of the Detective Story by R Austin Freeman_ _
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Crime and Detection by E M WrongT
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