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Defective Detective, the (1992) [Anthology]
by Woody Allen Henry Beard Robert Benchley E.C. Bentley Jon L. Breen Alan Coren Jim Davis Bob Elliott Ray Goulding John Harris Bret Harte Garrison Keillor Stephen Leacock Fran Lebowitz Ogden Nash S.J. Perelman John Riddell John Sladek James Thurber Ron Tuthill Ira Wallach Christopher Ward P.G. Wodehouse Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • Match Wits with Inspector Ford by Woody Allen
  • The Third Door from the Left by Corey Ford
  • Farewell, My Lovely Appetizer by S.J. Perelman
  • Doctor No Will See You Now by Alan Coren
  • Donít Guess, Let Me Tell You by Ogden Nash
  • Me, the Judge by Ira Wallach
  • Maddened by Mystery; or, The Defective Detective by Stephen Leacock
  • The Last Recall by Henry Beard
  • The Pink Murder Case by Christopher Ward
  • The White Rabbit Caper by James Thurber
  • Jack Schmidt, Arts Administrator by Garrison Keillor
  • The Stolen Cigar-Case by Bret Harte
  • Monastic Mayhem: An Echo of Eco by John Harris
  • Breakneck by Jon L. Breen
  • The Mystery of the Poisoned Kipper by Robert Benchley
  • Babes and Bullets by Jim Davis and Ron Tuthill
  • Mr. Treet, Chaser of Lost People by Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding
  • The Purloined Butter by John Sladek
  • Greedy Night by E.C. Bentley
  • In Hot Pursuit by Fran Lebowitz

Original title: The Defective Detective: Mystery Parodies by the Great Humorists
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives
FictionGeneral FictionHumorParody

The following works are contained within this one:
     Stolen Cigar-Case, the (1900) [Short Story]
      Author: Bret Harte
     Breakneck (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Jon L. Breen

Edition #1: Defective Detective, the

Defective Detective, the (1992)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Steve Carper
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Manifested in:

The Defective Detective (September 1992)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York City
Publisher: Citadel Press
ISBN: 9780806513676
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.8
Pages: 222

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