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Sleuths of the Century

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Published by Carroll & Graf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery fiction,
  • Mystery & Detective - Anthologies,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEd Gorman (Editor), Jon L. Breen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages585
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8140942M
    ISBN 100786707097
    ISBN 109780786707096


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