The Craft of the Mystery Story Revealed in Eleven Chapters and a Couple of Interludes
It's a Mystery to Me is a book every fledgling writer of crime stories should read and study. It's packed with the kind of practical advice, incisively and wittily presented, that only a seasoned professional can provide. Kudos to Michael Kurland for a masterful how-to-dunnit. -- Bill Pronzini
Michael Kurland's It's a Mystery to Me isn't just another how-to manual for writers. Anyone who loves mystery fiction will find much to think about in this lively and learned discussion of the many facets of the genre. — Steven Saylor
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Here's a quote from the Publisher's Weekly review: "...What seems at first an amusing but random spoof of contemporary extremes gradually develops into a light, engaging story that draws together its many elements in a series of clever, pleasing surprises."