The Book of Sleuths


by Janet Pate


Contemporary Books, Inc., Chicago, IL. 1977. Trade paperback. 124 pages. (8 X 11). A companion volume to The Great Villains by the same author. The author presents a chronological series of essays on sleuths and provides a bibliography on the detectives in books, stories, films, TV, and the stage. Many photos and drawings are provided showing the detective in action. Sleuths featured are: Bulldog Drummond, Ellery Queen, Philo Vance, Sherlock Holmes, and Dick Tracy.



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