Bloody Murder

From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History



by Julian Symons


Penguin Books, Middlesex, England. 1985 (Revised and Updated Edition). Trade paperback. 262 pages. (5 X 7). Preface to the Revised Edition by the author. This is a history of mystery fiction and the author mentions quite a few writers and their books. This title won the Edgar Award.


Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines