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Detective stories

Grant Huffman

Detective stories

their history and development

by Grant Huffman

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Published by McCelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Detective and mystery stories.

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    Statementselected by Grant Huffman.
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    Open LibraryOL21427992M

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