A Readerís Guide to the Private Eye Novel

 

by Gary Warren Niebuhr

 

 

 

G.K. Hall & Co., New York. 1993. Hardcover in dust jacket. 323 pages. (6Ĺ X 9Ĺ). Preface by the author. This book is broken into several sections, including pseudonyms, creators and series characters, series characters and creators, private eye novels, period of story, locations, setting, and miscellaneous information. The largest section covers the private eye novels. The author provides much information on private eye novels. The listings are alphabetical by authorís name followed by a brief review of each novel. One interesting part shows who ghosted which novels in a private eye series. Recommended.

 

 

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