Title BLOODY MURDER: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo.  pages, including index.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing of the revised and updated edition. Review copy with publisher's slip and promotional card.
Publisher (New York, New York): Viking, (1985).
0670800961 / 9780670800964
Seller ID 44797.00
"The best history of the detective story and crime novel yet written."--Ross Macdonald. "A sound and scholarly study, written in a lively style, offering more than a few provocative opinions."--Allen J. Hubin. "A rare treat."--Sunday Times.
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