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ISBN: 0195104870 / ISBN-13: 9780195104875

Murderous Schemes: An Anthology of Classic Detective Stories

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These 32 classic crime stories illuminate the genre's best-known plot constructions--including "the locked room", "the caper", "hoist on their own ... Show synopsis

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  • Murderous Schemes: An Anthology of Classic Detective Stories (Oxford University Press, USA) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Donald E Westlake (Editor), J Madison Davis (Editor)

    Murderous Schemes: An Anthology of Classic Detective Stories

    Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA
    1998
    English
    528 pages

    ISBN: 0195104870
    ISBN-13: 9780195104875

    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.s, including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, and the mistaken identity. Now, in Murderous Schemes, renowned mystery writers Donald E. Westlake and J. Madison Davis offer an illuminating look at eight such mystery conventions, illustrating each with four short stories written by some of the masters of the form. The resulting collection of thirty-two tales spans a ... Show more

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