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The Essential Elements of the Detective Story, 1820-1891

by Leroy Panek

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Considers the history of detective stories published in the US prior to the rise of Sherlock Holmes. Many took the form of memoirs of doctors. lawyers or detectives. A number were written by women or with female protagonists. Good reference for student of the genre. ( )
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