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Seven great detective stories

by William Herbert Larson

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Golden Press in Racine, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories.,
  • Mystery and detective stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William H. Larson ; illustrated by Michael Lowenbein, cover ill. by Ben Otero.
    ContributionsLowenbein, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ5.L45 Se 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4449796M
    ISBN 100307216276
    LC Control Number79112039
    OCLC/WorldCa6422458

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Each character gets a story dedicated to them, either one where they personally take part in a case, or one of their friends/compatriots reminisce about them.

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and Prince, : A beautifully illustrated, large-sized book filled with stories and/or articles about seven of the most famous fictional detectives as per Julian Symons, with the help of illustrator Tom Adams.

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