Oxford: Oxford Unviersity Press, (1990),
2nd Printing. octavo, wrappers. viii, 166pp. Oxford Unviersity Press, Item #247
A history of the detective in fiction from pre-Holmes to the professionals described by P. D. James and those who focus on police procedures. A final list for further reading lists the authors from the text, major writers in the genre from both England and America.
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