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Classic Locked Room Mysteries

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424 Seiten
Englisch
Classic Locked-Room Mysteries is a fascinating collection of ingenious mysteries which all pose the question 'howdunnit?' Featuring well-known sleuths such as Sherlock Holmes and Father Brown, as well as the less familiar, including Jacques Futrelle's Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, in each story the reader is invited to play detective and is presented with a challenge: can you solve the mystery before the solution is revealed?...mehr
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InhaltClassic Locked-Room Mysteries is a fascinating collection of ingenious mysteries which all pose the question 'howdunnit?' Featuring well-known sleuths such as Sherlock Holmes and Father Brown, as well as the less familiar, including Jacques Futrelle's Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, in each story the reader is invited to play detective and is presented with a challenge: can you solve the mystery before the solution is revealed?Locked-room mysteries reached their height of popularity in the Victorian and Edwardian eras; this collection, edited and introduced by David Stuart Davies, brings together stories from such masters of the genre as Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton.
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ISBN/GTIN978-1-909621-37-4
ProduktartBuch
EinbandartGebunden
Erscheinungsjahr2016
Erscheinungsdatum12.07.2016
AuflageMain Market Ed.
Seiten424 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
MasseBreite 103 mm, Höhe 157 mm, Dicke 22 mm
Gewicht236 g
Artikel-Nr.21149116
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KategorieCrime

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VorwortAn intriguing collection of baffling mysteries from such masters as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton.

Über den Autor

David Stuart Davies is an author, playwright and editor and is regarded as an authority on Sherlock Holmes. His fiction includes six novels featuring his wartime detective Johnny Hawke and six Sherlock Holmes novels - including Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Promise (2014). He is a committee member of the Crime Writer's Association editing their monthly publication, Red Herrings, and is a fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.

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