The Giant book of short crime stories

  • 547 Pages
  • 3.38 MB
  • English

Magpie Books , London
Statementedited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg.
ContributionsPronzini, Bill., Greenberg, Martin Harry, 1941-
The Physical Object
Pagination547p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17849084M
ISBN 10185487621X

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