A Catalogue of Crime: Being a Reader's Guide to the Literature of Mystery, Detection, and Related Genres

By Jacques Barzun

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"A Catalogue of Crime," by Jacques Barzun and Wendell Hertig Taylor, is a critique of crime fiction first published in 1971. A revised edition was published in 1989 by Barzun after the death of Taylor in 1985. The book was awarded a Special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1972. "A Catalogue of Crime," by Jacques Barzun and Wendell Hertig Taylor, is a critique of crime fiction first published in...

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November 1st 1989 by HarperCollins Publishers

(first published 1971)

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