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The detective story : an introduction to the whodunit

Author: Saul Schwartz
Publisher: Skokie, Ill. (8259 Niles Center Rd., Skokie 60076) : National Textbook Co., [1981?], ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-two first-class stories by 15 leading creators of the most interesting and colorful sleuths imaginable.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Schwartz
OCLC Number: 1908228
Description: iv, 441 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: : Whodunit? ; Edgar Allan Poe: The murders in the Rue Morgue --
The purloined letter --
The gold bug --
A tale of two doctors ; Arthur Conan Doyle: Study in scarlet (excerpts) --
The final problem --
The adventure of the empty house --
The American Sherlock Holmes ; Ellery Queen: The telltale bottle --
My queer dean! --
The adventure of the president's half dome --
The others: The problem of cell 13 / Jacques Futrelle --
The invisible man / G.K. Chesterton --
The mystery of Hunter's Lodge / Agatha Christie --
The adventurous exploit of the cave of Ali Baba / Dorothy Sayers --
Mr. Strang performs an experiment / William Brittain --
There were female sleuths before women's liberation: Locked doors / Mary Roberts Rinehart --
Village murders / Agatha Christie --
You bet your life / Stuart Palmer --
Mom and the haunted mink / James Yaffe --
Variations: In the heat of the night (excerpts) / John Ball --
The world series murder / Rex Stout --
The day the children vanished / Hugh Pentecost --
The stolen cigar case / Bret Harte.
Responsibility: by Saul Schwartz.

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Twenty-two first-class stories by 15 leading creators of the most interesting and colorful sleuths imaginable.

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