And always a detective

chapters on the history of detective fiction /R.F. Stewart.. -- by R. F. Stewart

Publisher: David & Charles, c1980. in Newton Abbot, Devon

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  • Detective and mystery stories -- History and criticism

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Bibliography: p. 333-341.

The Physical Object
Pagination351 p. ;
Number of Pages351
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Open LibraryOL22202393M
ISBN 100715379224

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