Criminy Jane; Great Detectives: A Century of the Best Mysteries From England and America, edited by David Willis McCullough. New York: Pantheon Books. 725 pp. $19.95.

The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus, edited by Julian Symons. New York: Penguin Books. 378 pp. $5.95. Paperback. (Pub. Nov.)

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