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The Pocket Mystery Reader

by Lee Wright

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Mystery! Horror! Crime!
Dashiell Hammett, Saki, Stephen Leacock, Edgar Allan Poe, Evelyn Waugh, Dorothy Sayers, John Russell, Rex Stout -- these are just a few of the authors represented in this complete mystery anthology.
In addition to such short stories as The Hounds of Fate by Saki and The House of Three Candles by Erle Stanley Gardner, there are six noteworthy and amusing articles on crime; William Roughead's sardonic true crime story, Katherine Nairn; an Ellery Queen radio drama; an interesting section of poetry and verse; and even some ""you-solve-'em"" mystery puzzles. To make the Reader complete, Dashiell Hammett's novelette, The Farewell Murder is included, a story that will delight his many fans. Fiction, fact, poetry, drama, puzzlement -- all these make up an all-inclusive mystery reader.
A book of chills, thrills, fun and puzzlement, composed of crimedom's greatest names, and compiled for the unremitting pleasure of the reader.
Richard Deming, Donald Westlake, Hal Elison, Lawrence Block, Talmadge Powell, Richard Hardwick, Fletcher Flora, Fredric Brown and eight other specialists in weird and wonderful suspense.
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