A reader's guide to the American novel of detection
|Format:||Print Book 1993|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This sourcebook offers mystery fans annotated entries on 1,314 titles by 166 authors in the genre, from the classics (e.g. Ellery Queen, Perry Mason, Nero Wolfe) to the current. In addition to brief plot summaries (which include publisher and publication date), Lachman lists pseudonyms of the authors, creators and series characters, occupations of the characters (none earns a living from detective work), period of story, locations, settings, holiday mysteries, as well as the 100 notable novels of detection. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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|Series||Reader's guides to mystery novels.|
Detective and mystery stories, American
Detective and mystery stories, American -- Stories, plots, etc.
|Publisher|| New York : Toronto : New York :G.K. Hall ;1993
Maxwell Macmillan Canada ;
Maxwell Macmillan International,
|Other Titles|| American novel of detection.
xii, 435 pages ; 25 cm.
|ISBN||0816118035 (alk. paper)