Howard Haycraft

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Howard Haycraft


Born
Medelia, Minn., The United States
Died
November 13, 1991

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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.

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A Treasury of Great Mysteri...

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3.98 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1957 — 3 editions
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A Treasury of Great Mysteri...

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3.70 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1957 — 2 editions
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A Treasury Of Great Mysteries

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3.89 avg rating — 61 ratings5 editions
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Murder for Pleasure: The Li...

3.80 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1941 — 7 editions
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Ten Great Mysteries

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4.11 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1959 — 3 editions
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Fourteen Great Detective St...

3.76 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1928 — 10 editions
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The Art of the Mystery Story

3.60 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1946 — 4 editions
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Three Times Three, Mystery ...

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3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1964 — 2 editions
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The Boys' Book of Great Det...

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1938
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Five Spy Novels: The Great ...

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3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1962
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