Books: Bound Clues

FILE ON BOLITHO BLANK — Dennis Wheatley—Morrow ($1.95).

By slurring significant facts, emphasizing irrelevant ones, most detective story writers employ the description of clues as a means of leading a reader astray. Last week an ingenious new type of detective fiction appeared. Honestly and simply, it presents the reader with all the clues in the order and in the fashion that the police uncover them, lets him form his own conclusions about the crime. File on Bolitho Blane is a collection of various objects found at the scene of a murder, together with telegrams,...

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