A Reader’s Guide to the Classic British Mystery


by Susan Oleksiw


The Mysterious Press, New York. July 1989. Trade paperback. 585 pages. (6 X 9). Preface by the author. Oleksiw provides basic information on a book’s printing history, followed by a brief paragraph on the book’s plot. The titles are arranged by author and then by title. The next section has a list of characters and their creators. A section covers the occupations of series characters. The time period that the story takes place in follows next. The following section covers the locations for the mystery story if it takes place outside England. The author then tries to provide a setting category for the mysteries. There are other categories to close the book.




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