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100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction
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100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction
Volume 2 of 2
Content Type: Multi-volume Reference
Creators: Fiona Kelleghan
Publisher: Salem Press
Imprint: Magill's Choice
Pub. date: July 2001
Lib. SRP: 120.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 60.00 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780893569778
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 1824 KB
Age Group: 14 and up
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Literary Criticism, Reference, Nonfiction
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Short Description:
   100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction is a response to the growing attention paid to genre fiction in schools and universities. Since Edgar Allan Poe invented the modern mystery story in the mid-19th century, the number of authors writing in this field has steadily grown, as have the appetites of growing numbers of readers. This collection surveys 100 of the writers who have made the most lasting contributions to the genre and includes such major figures as Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Ellery Queen, and Rex Stout.
Full Description:
   100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction is a response to the growing attention paid to genre fiction in schools and universities. Since Edgar Allan Poe invented the modern mystery story in the mid-19th century, the number of authors writing in this field has steadily grown, as have the appetites of growing numbers of readers. This collection surveys 100 of the writers who have made the most lasting contributions to the genre and includes such major figures as Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Ellery Queen, and Rex Stout.
Reviews:
  Choice
      "Highly recommended for all libraries...will satisfy any library that needs recent reference information on mystery writers, their works, and principal characters. The essays are enjoyable and informative, the format straightforward."
Adobe PDF eBook Rights:
  Copying not allowed
  Printing allowed, 100 pages every 10 days
  Lending not allowed
  Reading aloud not allowed
Geographic Rights:
   World-wide
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