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The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery

Authors: Murphy, B.

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Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery is a comprehensive guide to the genre of the murder mystery that catalogues thousands of items in a broad range of categories: authors, titles, plots, characters, weapons, methods of killing, movie and theatrical adaptations. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others in the field is its critical stance.

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BRUCE MURPHY is a writer and poet who updated and revised the Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia for its fourth edition. He received an NYPL award for Best of Reference Books, 1999.

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'...a jewel of a reference...' - Brazosport TX Facts

'Bruce Murphy's sharp commentary makes the encyclopedia a wonderful resource: a reference book that does not shy away from opinionated evaluations.' - Publishers Weekly

'... a one-man tour of the genre's past and present by a knowledgeable and opinionated critic.' - Wall Street Journal

'...an excellent guide that any mystery devotee will want within arm's reach.' - Minneapolis Star-Tribune

'Engaging and opinionated.' - Library Journal


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery
Authors
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10735-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230107359
Softcover ISBN
978-0-312-29414-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 543
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