The Art of the Mystery Story

A Collection of Critical Essays


edited with a commentary by Howard Haycraft


Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., New York. 1983. Trade paperback. 565 pages. (5 X 8). Foreword by the editor. An anthology of nonfiction articles on mystery fiction. S. S. Van Dine, Erle Stanley Gardner, John Dickson Carr, and Raymond Chandler are just a few of the many famous mystery writers represented with essays. Excellent collection.



Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines