The Lineup

The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives

by Otto Penzler

The Lineup

Hardcover, 406 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $25.99 | purchase

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Book Summary

Shares the stories behind the creations of many of the mystery genre's most popular characters, revealing the inspirations for such examples as Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch and Alexander McCall Smith's Precious Ramotswe. By the Edgar Award-winning editor of The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection.

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