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The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction.

Author: Ashley, Mike.
Publisher: Constable & Robinson Ltd 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new generation of crime writers has broadened the genre of crime fiction, creating more human stories of historical realism, with a stronger emphasis on character and the psychology of crime. A Byzantine Icon painter, suddenly out of work when icons are banned, becomes embroiled in a case of deception; Charles Babbage and the young Ada Byron try to crack a coded message and stop a master criminal; and New York  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley, Mike.
ISBN: 9781849014359 1849014353
OCLC Number: 731926199
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From Ancient Rome through thirteenth-century Venice to 1930s' New York, twelve compelling historical crime stories.  Read more...

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