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A Treasury of Victorian detective stories

A Treasury of Victorian detective stories

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, English.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 405-406.

    Statementedited by Everett F. Bleiler.
    ContributionsBleiler, Everett Franklin, 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .T7148, PR1309.D4 .T7148
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 406 p. ;
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4736783M
    ISBN 100684160552
    LC Control Number78026908

      Great Ghost Stories pays tribute to the long literary legacy of the ghost story by gathering together in one volume of the best short ghost stories of all time. Here you will find ghosts of virtually every stripe and semblance: ghosts who seek revenge against the living, ghosts who dutifully keep appointments made while their hosts were Brand: Fall River Press. A Treasury of Victorian detective stories: ISBN () Scribner, Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site.

      The editor of Dracula's Guest presents a treasury of top-selected Victorian detective stories as written by such luminaries as Mark Twain and . Rick Geary’s graphic novel series A Treasury of Victorian Murder presents the details of famous murder cases from long-ago eras, several of which are unsolved or contain a number of questions still unanswered. Because the mysteries are so old, instead of seeming creepy, the situations feel quaint, and the reader is flattered by having their interest assumed to be historical instead of prurient.

    Also included are reference, bibliographical and biographical works on crime fiction. This collection includes stories involving the official police, private eyes, amateur detectives, courtroom dramas, and spies. treasury of Victorian detective stories A treasury of Victorian detective stories The fifth book in the Hit Man series. £8. Story Collection Authors AUTHOR TITLE BOOK CALL # Baldwin, James" Sonny's Blues" Literature A Portable Anthology SC GAR Baldwin, James" Come Out the Wilderness" Fifty Years of the American Short Story Vol.1 ABR Balf, Todd" The Last Trip" Wild Stories The Best of Men's Journal SC MEN Ball, John" In the Heatof the Night" The Detective Story SC SCH Ballard, J. G.


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