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Crime Classics

Crime Classics

(1990)
The Mystery Story from Poe to the Present
A non fiction book by

 
Spellbinding worksby such maters as Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan doyle, Dashiell Hammet, Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie, as well as delightful gems from less familiar writers such as Cornell Woolrich and intriguing tales by authors not usually associated with mytery writing - Flannery O'Connor, Jorge Luis Borges and William Faulkner. Burns and Sullivan introduce the anthology by tracing the history of the genre and providing a biography of each author.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1990 : USA Hardback
Title: Crime Classics: The Mystery Story from Poe to the Present
Author(s): Rex Burns, Mary Rose Sullivan
ISBN: 0-670-83207-3 / 978-0-670-83207-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

November 1991 : UK Paperback
Title: Crime Classics
Author(s): Rex Burns
ISBN: 0-14-013128-0 / 978-0-14-013128-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
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