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The Omnibus of modern crime stories

The Omnibus of modern crime stories

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Published by Robinson Pub. in London .
Written in English

  • Crime -- Fiction.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesModern crime stories.
    Statementedited by Eleanour [sic] Sullivan & Ellery Queen.
    ContributionsSullivan, Eleanor., Queen, Ellery.
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.C7 O46 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 642 p. ;
    Number of Pages642
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1293938M
    ISBN 101854871013
    LC Control Number92156294

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