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Crime never pays : short stories

Author: Clare West
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford bookworms collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Murder: the unlawful intentional killing of a human being - a terrible crime. But murder stories are always fascinating. Who did it? And how? Or why? And was it murder, or just an unfortunate accident? Who will triumph, the murderer or the detective? This collection contains a wide range of murder stories, from the astute detection of the famous Sherlock Holmes, to the chilling psychology of Ruth Rendell."--Back  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Readers (Adult)
Problems and exercises
Textbooks
Detective and mystery fiction
Problems, exercises, etc
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare West
ISBN: 9780194226936 019422693X
OCLC Number: 29182563
Description: 144 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The companion / Agatha Crhistie --
The case for the defence / Graham Greene --
A glowing future / Ruth Rendell --
Ricochet / Angela Noel --
The fountain plays / Dorothy L. Sayers --
Three is a lucky number / Margery Allingham --
The adventure of the retired colourman / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Sauce for the goose / Patricia Higsmith.
Series Title: Oxford bookworms collection.
Responsibility: edited by Clare West.
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A selection of short stories in the Bookworm Collection series. The texts are neither graded nor adapted, and each book contains biographical information about the authors, notes on the texts, and  Read more...

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