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Howard Haycraft

Murder for Pleasure

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Below are a series articles by Howard Haycraft from his peerless and definitive guide
Murder for Pleasure
The Life and Times of the Detective Story

This work is of such importance in the history and development of detective fiction that
we feel it deserves a wider audience. Whilst most are familiar with the Haycraft Queen Cornerstones
the book that gave rise to them is, sadly, unknown to many .

Foreword Introduction Nicholas Blake Chapter 1 Chapter 2
Chapter 3 Chapter 4    


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