Bodies from the Library 2 Forgotten Stories of Mystery and Suspense by the Queens of Crime and other Masters of Golden Age Detection

Bodies from the Library 2

Uitgever: HarperCollins Publishers

  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9780008318789
  • november 2020
  • 400 pagina's
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This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 15 tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including newly discovered stories by Dorothy L. Sayers and Edmund Crispin that have never previously been published. With the Golden Age of detective fiction shining ever more brightly thanks to the recent reappearance of many forgotten crime novels, Bodies from the Library offers a rare opportunity to read lost stories from the first half of the twentieth century by some of the genre's most accomplished writers. This second volume is a showcase for popular figures of the Golden Age, in stories that even their most ardent fans will not be aware of. It includes uncollected and unpublished stories by acclaimed queens and kings of crime fiction, from Helen Simpson, Ethel Lina White, E.C.R. Lorac, Christianna Brand, Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers, to S.S. Van Dine, Jonathan Latimer, Clayton Rawson, Cyril Alington and Antony and Peter Shaffer (writing as Peter Antony). This book also features two highly readable radio scripts by Margery Allingham (involving Jack the Ripper) and John Rhode, plus two full-length novellas - one from a rare magazine by Q Patrick, the other an unpublished Gervase Fen mystery by Edmund Crispin, written at the height of his career. It concludes with another remarkable discovery: 'The Locked Room' by Dorothy L. Sayers, a never-before-published case for Lord Peter Wimsey! Selected and introduced by Tony Medawar, who also provides fascinating pen portraits of each author, Bodies from the Library 2 is an indispensable collection for any bookshelf.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Verschijningsdatum
november 2020
Aantal pagina's
400 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur(s)
Tony Medawar Agatha Christie
Redacteur
Tony Medawar
Uitgever
HarperCollins Publishers

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9780008318789

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Extra groot lettertype
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Gewicht
280 g
Studieboek
Nee
Verpakking breedte
129 mm
Verpakking hoogte
198 mm
Verpakking lengte
198 mm

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