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Classic crime stories : the criminal in literature

Author: Arthur Liebman
Publisher: New York : R. Rosen Press, 1975.
Series: Masterworks of mystery series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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Eighteen stories representing the range of the crime story from the fifteenth century to the present and dramatizing the moral, psychological, and sociological aspects of criminal behavior.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Liebman
ISBN: 0823903109 9780823903108
OCLC Number: 1119811
Description: xiv, 239 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The pardoner's tale / Geoffrey Chaucer --
The imp of the perverse / Edgar Allan Poe --
Hunted down / Charles Dickens --
An honest thief / Fiodor Dostoevski --
God sees the truth, but waits / Leo Tolstoi --
Sleepyhead / Anton Chekhov --
Revenge / Guy de Maupassant --
Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The lost special / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
My favorite murder / Ambrose Bierce --
The stolen bacillus / H.G. Wells --
A retrieved reformation / O. Henry --
The lynching of Jube Benson / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Footfalls / Wilbur Daniel Steele --
The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke --
A rose for Emily / William Faulkner --
Back for Christmas / John Collier --
The small assassin / Ray Bradbury.
Series Title: Masterworks of mystery series
Responsibility: by Arthur Liebman.

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Eighteen stories representing the range of the crime story from the fifteenth century to the present and dramatizing the moral, psychological, and sociological aspects of criminal behavior.

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