Twelve English Detective Stories


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These twelve stories provide an entertaining exploration of this extensive and fascinating corner of English popular fiction, celebrating the detective's intellectual and intuitive powers when confronted with murder, theft, and other mysteries. The main focus of this collection is from the 1890s to the 1920s, the period when the classic English detective story was at its confident and original best, but it also offers examples from earlier and later periods. Presenting a balance of classic and more unusual stories, and ...

Twelve English Detective Stories 1999, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192880963

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