The Bedside Companion to Crime
by H.R.F. Keating
The Mysterious Press, New York. 1989. Hardcover in dust jacket. 192 pages. (6¾ X 10). A large number of essays on various aspects of mystery fiction. Broken down into various groupings of related topics, such as authors’ first writings, female authors, and writers in collaboration. Illustrated with many photos of books and authors. An index covers the various subjects.
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