New Thornfield Hall Redux Post: An American Mystery Classic, and Wondering about December Publication Dates

In Joyce Carol Oates’s introduction to Dolores Hitchens’s classic mystery, The Cat Saw Murder, she explains that this strange little novel was the inspiration for the best-selling cat mysteries you find by the dozen in bookstores. The first of Hitchens’ 12-book Cat series, it was written under the name D. B. Olsen and published in 1939.

In addition to a review of The Cat Who Saw Murder, I speculate on the effect of December publication dates on books.

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