THE PORTABLE MURDER BOOK by Joseph Henry -- Ed. Jackson

THE PORTABLE MURDER BOOK

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Sustaining the standards of an excellently chosen and edited series, this collects eighteen accounts from the annals of true crime, introduces a succession of master murderers and memorable misdeeds. The narrators, who include Edmund Pearson, William Boughead, Dorothy Sayers, Alexander Woollcott, William Bolitho, Christopher Morley, and John Rhode are all crime connoisseurs of distinction who approach the sanguine with delicacy and affectionate artistry. Gauging the interest in true crime by the Duell, Sloan & Pearce regional murder series, you can extend the appeal for this collection which is not bounded by place or present-day authorship.

Pub Date: Sept. 10th, 1945
Publisher: Viking