The Art Of The Mystery Story A Collection Of Critical EssaysA Comprehensive And Diverting, Instructive And Lively Collection Here Howard Haycraft Mixes Historical Pieces Together With Original Contributions By Well Known Mystery Writers, Reviewers, And Editors Contributors Include G K Chesterton, Dorothy L Sayers, S S Van Dine, Raymond Chandler, John Dickson Carr, Rex Stout, Edmund Wilson, Ellery Queen, Dashiell Hammett And Others.
A publisher, editor, critic and anthologist who wrote one of the first serious books of criticism of the mystery detective genre, Murder for Pleasure The Life and times of the Detective Story , still in print and considered a classic He also edited a number of interesting and important anthologies.
- 576 pages
- The Art of the Mystery Story
- Howard Haycraft
- 16 July 2017 Howard Haycraft