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The boys' second book of great detective stories

Author: Howard Haycraft
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, ©1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 14 "modern" stories featuring a fictional sleuth and emphasizing deduction, not crime.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Haycraft
ISBN: 0060222557 9780060222550
OCLC Number: 1375751
Notes: Illustrated lining-papers.
"First edition."
Description: viii pages, 1 leaf, 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The inoffensive captain / E.C. Bentley --
The game played in the dark / Ernest Bramah --
Detective Barney / Harvey O'Higgins --
The magician of Cannon Street / J.S. Fletcher --
The million dollar bond robbery / Agatha Christie --
The young doctor / H.C. Bailey --
Thirteen lead soldiers / H.C. McNeile ("Sapper") --
The door key / Frederick Irving Anderson --
The adventurous exploit of the Cave of Ali Baba / Dorothy Sayers --
In a telephone cabinet / G.D.H. & M.I. Cole --
Common stock / Octavus Roy Cohen --
The vanishing diamond / John Rhode --
The avenging chance / Anthony Berkeley --
The shadow man / Edgar Wallace.
Responsibility: edited by Howard Haycraft.

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A collection of 14 "modern" stories featuring a fictional sleuth and emphasizing deduction, not crime.

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