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A new omnibus of crime

Author: Tony Hillerman; Rosemary Herbert; Sue Grafton; Jeffery Deaver
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Envisioned as a vehicle to carry stories the editors think represent the best in crime and mystery writing in our time.

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Hillerman; Rosemary Herbert; Sue Grafton; Jeffery Deaver
ISBN: 9780195182149 0195182146 9780195370713 0195370716
OCLC Number: 59712021
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Anthologies) 2005
Description: 434 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The man who knew how / Dorothy L. Sayers --
The girl with the silver eyes / Dashiell Hammett --
Red wind / Raymond Chandler --
The wench is dead / Frederic Brown --
Gone girl / Ross Macdonald --
The couple next door / Margaret Millar --
By the scruff of the soul / Dorothy Salisbury Davis --
Flowers that bloom in the spring / Julian Symons --
Woodrow Wilson's necktie / Patricia Highsmith --
Loopy / Ruth Rendell --
Great Aunt Allie's fly papers / P.D. James --
First lead gasser / Tony Hillerman --
Chee's witch / Tonly Hillerman --
Breathe deep / Donald E. Westlake --
Rumpole and the bubble reputation / John Mortimer --
A poison that leaves no trace / Sue Grafton --
Photo finish / Sara Paretsky --
The crime of Miss Oyster Brown / Peter Lovesey --
Red clay / Michael Malone --
Barking at butterflies / Ed McBain --
Running out of dog / Dennis Lehane --
Hostages / James Crumley --
When the women come out to dance / Elmore Leonard --
The hanged man / Ian Rankin --
The holly and the poison ivy / Catherine Aird --
Copycat / Jeffery Deaver --
He loved to go for drives with his father / Alexander McCall Smith.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Hillerman and Rosemary Herbert ; contributing editors Sue Grafton and Jeffery Deaver.
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Picking up where Dorothy Sayers' The Omnibus of Crime left off, The New Omnibus collects the great crime stories written from the 1930s to the present.  Read more...


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"The collection provides a good picture of the genre as it developed during the twentieth-century." * Natasha Cooper, TLS * "This goody-bag, an ideal last minute Christmas present, proves that Read more...

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