Essays by Dorothy Sayers, W.H. Alden, Edmund Wilson, Ross MacDonald and other leading mystery writers and critics on topics such as whether detective stories are just enjoyable self-indulgence or "real literature". Provative insights and thoughtful criticisms on all types of detective fiction, from thrillers and traditional English who-dun-its to contemporary American forms.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132026899