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Make Mine a Mystery: A Reader's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction

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This unique book describes and organizes nearly 2,500 mystery titles. Divided into sections-amateur, public, and private detective-titles are then categorized as traditional classic, eccentric, lone wolf, and so on. Niebuhr even notes whether each detective is of the hardboiled, softboiled (cozy), or traditional type. Author, title, subject, character, and location indexes ...more
Hardcover, 624 pages
Published April 30th 2003 by Libraries Unlimited
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Kathy
Aug 06, 2014 Kathy rated it really liked it
My reading list has not grown much longer after reading this work.

I was surprised that I ran across probably 10-12 proofreading mistakes in the work. I don't expect that from a publisher like Libraries Unlimited. But the content is worth the read...
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Jul 09, 2008 Carl Brookins rated it liked it
Recommends it for: any serious student of the genre
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I'm constantly, make that frequently, dipping into this book for information. It's a valuable resource and should be in the library of any reviewer or serious student of crime fiction.
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