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Bentley, E. C. (Edmund Clerihew) 1875-1956

Overview
Works: 176 works in 546 publications in 2 languages and 6,127 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Detective and mystery stories, English  Caricatures and cartoons  Detective and mystery stories  Biography 
Roles: Compiler, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist
Classifications: PR6003.E7247, 823.912
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Trent's last case by E. C Bentley ( Book )
122 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful and ruthless American capitalist is found dead in the garden of his English country house. But why is he not wearing his false teeth? Why is his young widow so relieved at his death? The artist and amateur detective Philip Trent arrives to find that there is more to the case than the solving of a puzzle: he must also accept his own fallibility, in detection and in romance
The complete Clerihews of E. Clerihew Bentley by E. C Bentley ( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trent's own case by E. C Bentley ( Book )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trent's last case by E. C Bentley ( )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be the first modern mystery novel, Trent's Last Case introduces the gentleman sleuth Philip Trent, a freelance reporter and invistigator. Trent becomes involved in the case of the murder of millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson, slain while on holiday in England. During the course of his investigation, Trent falls in love with one of the primary suspects. And while he collects evidence and becomes convinced that he has cracked the case, he turns out to be well off the mark
Trent intervenes by E. C Bentley ( Book )
17 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Trent is an artist, a journalist, and an urbane unraveller of highly problematic crimes. He comes to his avocation naturally, for is a man of tropically luxuriant mental gifts who is clever at getting at the truth about things other people don't understand
Parody party by Leonard Russell ( Book )
5 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elephant's work : an enigma by E. C Bentley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1950 and 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amnesia victim, an English bishop, is mistaken for a gangster
Trent's last case by E. C Bentley ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get to know debonair sleuth Philip Trent in the first novel in which the beloved detective ever made an appearance. In Trent's Last Case, author E.C. Bentley pulls off a remarkable feat--a detective novel that is a sophisticated and hilarious send-up of the detective fiction genre! A must-read for die-hard fans of detective stories, or for anyone craving an entertaining whodunit
Trent's case book by E. C Bentley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography for beginners : being a collection of miscellaneous examples for the use of upper forms by E. C Bentley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty modern English writers by W. Somerset Maugham ( Book )
2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories, essays \, poems, anf three novels: Nocturne, By Frank Swinnerton; The old wives tale by Arnold Bennett; Trent's last case, by E.C. Bentley
Clerihews complete by E. C Bentley ( Book )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Damon Runyon : fifteen stories by Damon Runyon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trent's case book [comprising] Trent's last case, Trent's own case, with H. Warner Allen [and] Trent intervenes by E. C Bentley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Runyon by Damon Runyon ( Book )
4 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More biography by E. C Bentley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More than somewhat by Damon Runyon ( Book )
15 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Damon Runyon by Damon Runyon ( Book )
10 editions published between 1935 and 1945 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Such famous stories as Butch Minds The Baby, Little Miss Marker, A Piece Of Pie, The Snatching Of Bookie Bob, and All Horse Players Die Broke are included in this collection of witty, fastpaced and hilarious stories by the creator of Guys and dolls
Baseless biography by E. C Bentley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second century of detective stories by E. C Bentley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benthley, E. C.
Bentley, E. C.
Bentley, E.C., 1875-1956
Bentley, E. Clerihew
Bentley, E. Clerihew (Edmund Clerihew), 1875-1956
Bentley, Edmund C.
Bentley, Edmund Clerihew
Bentley, Edmund Clerihew, 1875-1956
Clerihew, E. 1875-1956
Clerihew, E. (Edmund), 1875-1956
ベントリー
ベントリー, エドマンド クレリヒュー
ベントリイ, E. C
Languages
English (295)
Swedish (1)
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