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Book Name: The masters of mystery

By : Martin Radcliffe

Pages :356

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ISBN :9781904316237

Book Synopsis
Renowned Victorians such as Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were the pioneers of crime and detective fiction, but they were by no means alone. In this definitive collection, mystery critic and historian Martin Radcliffe delves into the archives and presents some of the best and most influential short stories of the Victorian and Edwardian years. These are the tales of Masters (and Mistresses) of Mystery that inspired generations of writers and led to the creation of renowned detectives such as Lord Peter Wimsey, Sam Spade, Miss Marple, Lew Archer, Morse, Dalgliesh and Rebus. Thirty stories of crime and mystery from: Arnold Bennett, Max Pemberton, Edgar Allen Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Arthur Morrison, Sax Rohmer, William Le Queux & many others.

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