The Art of Mystery and Detective Stories.

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Format: Hardback

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Key Features
Author(s) Peter Haining
Publisher Reed Editions
Date of Publication 1986
Language English
Format Hardback
ISBN-10 1850511357
ISBN-13 3 9781850511359
Subject Mystery and Detective Stories
Publication Data
Place of Publication Chatswood
Country of Publication Australia

Presents a pictorial history of magazine, periodical, and book illustration of mystery and detective stories, featuring the work of both well-known and anonymous artists.

Author Biography

Peter Haining was a British journalist, author and anthologist who edited a large number of anthologies, predominantly of horror and fantasy short stories. He also wrote non-fiction books on a variety of topics and used the pen names "Ric Alexander" and "Richard Peyton" on a number of crime story anthologies. In the 1970s he wrote three novels, including The Hero (1973).