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Great detectives : a century of the best mysteries from England and America

Author: David W McCullough
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes "stories by Dorothy Sayers, G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Robert van Gulik, William Faulkner, Dashiell Hammett, Edmund Crispin, Raymond Chandler, Ellery Queen, Rex Stout, Ray Bradbury, P.D. James, Donald Westlake, Ed McBain."
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W McCullough
ISBN: 0394540654 9780394540658
OCLC Number: 10753605
Description: xv, 728 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Willis McCullough --
The big bow mystery / Israel Zangwill --
The queen's square / Dorothy L. Sayers --
The invisible man / G.K. Chesterton --
The girl in the train / Agatha Christie --
The murder on the lotus pond / Robert van Gulik --
Hand upon the waters / William Faulkner --
The Sam Spade stories: A man called Spade ; They can only hang you once ; Too many have lived / Dashiell Hammett --
The hunchback cat / Edmund Crispin --
Trouble is my business / Raymond Chandler --
The adventure of Abraham Lincoln's clue / Ellery Queen --
See no evil / Rex Stout --
Yesterday I lived! / Ray Bradbury --
The chill / Ross Macdonald --
The murder of Santa Claus / P.D. James --
Never shake a family tree / Donald E. Westlake --
Death notes / Ruth Rendell --
Sadie when she died / Ed McBain.
Responsibility: edited by David Willis McCullough.

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Includes "stories by Dorothy Sayers, G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Robert van Gulik, William Faulkner, Dashiell Hammett, Edmund Crispin, Raymond Chandler, Ellery Queen, Rex Stout, Ray Bradbury, P.D. James, Donald Westlake, Ed McBain."

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