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Detective Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)Detective Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series)
Now, in the appealing and collectible Pocket Classics format, an anthology of beloved, classic detective stories—riveting and irresistibly addictive tales of crimes and those who unravel them.Beginning with modern masters such as Sara Paretsky, Ruth Rendell, and Ian Rankin, this collection works its way back through the golden age of the 1920s an ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2009-10-06 | ISBN-13: 9780307272713

Hercule PoirotHercule Poirot
Agatha Christie
At last, a single volume that gathers together all of the short stories featuring Agatha Christie's most famous creation, Hercule Poirot. The dapper, mustache-twirling little Belgian with the egg-shaped head and curious mannerisms has solved some of the most puzzling crimes of the century—and, in his own humble opinion, is "probably the greatest ...
Number of pages: 896 | Publication Date: 2013-09-10 | ISBN-13: 9780062251671

The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 (The Best American Series ®)
 “What you’ll find in this volume are stories that demonstrate a mastery of plotting; stories that compel you to keep turning the pages because of plot and because of setting; stories that wield suspense like a sword; stories of people getting their comeuppance; stories that utilize superb point of view; stories that plumb one particular and u ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2016-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780544527188

The Best Dr. Thorndyke Detective Stories (Dover Mystery Classics)The Best Dr. Thorndyke Detective Stories (Dover Mystery Classics)
R. Austin Freeman
"Austin Freeman is a wonderful performer," declared Raymond Chandler of the writer who created Dr. Thorndyke. Known as the father of the scientific detective story, Freeman was a physician who tested his fictional ploys through microscopic and chemical analysis. His tales not only challenged the wits of his readers but also inspired many modern det ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-07-18 | ISBN-13: 9780486814810

The Oxford Book of American Detective StoriesThe Oxford Book of American Detective Stories
Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" launched the detective story in 1841. The genre began as a highbrow form of entertainment, a puzzle to be solved by a rational sifting of clues. In Britain, the stories became decidedly upper crust: the crime often committed in a world of manor homes and formal gardens, the blood on the Persian carpet u ...
Number of pages: 704 | Publication Date: 1996-04-25 | ISBN-13: 9780195085815

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