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The Resource Continental crimes, edited and introduced by Martin Edwards

Continental crimes, edited and introduced by Martin Edwards

Label
Continental crimes
Title
Continental crimes
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Martin Edwards
Contributor
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A man is forbidden to uncover the secret of the tower in a fairy-tale castle by the Rhine. A headless corpse is found in a secret garden in Paris - belonging to the city's chief of police. And a drowned man is fished from the sea off the Italian Riviera, leaving the carabinieri to wonder why his socialite friends at the Villa Almirante are so unconcerned by his death. These are three of the scenarios in this new collection of vintage crime stories. Detective stories from the golden age and beyond have used European settings - cosmopolitan cities, rural idylls and crumbling chateaux - to explore timeless themes of revenge, deception, murder and haunting. Including lesser-known stories by Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, G.K. Chesterton, J. Jefferson Farjeon and other classic writers, this collection reveals many hidden gems of British crime."--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Edwards, Martin
Series statement
British Library crime classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • England
  • Murder
  • England
Label
Continental crimes, edited and introduced by Martin Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Petit-Jean
  • Ian Hay
  • Lover of St Lys
  • F. Tennyson Jesse
  • Popeau intervenes
  • Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • Perfect murder
  • Stacy Aumonier
  • Room in the tower
  • J. Jefferson Farjeon
  • New catacomb
  • Ten-franc counter
  • H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • Have you got everything you want?
  • Agatha Christie
  • Long dinner
  • H. C. Bailey
  • Packet-boat murder
  • Josephine Bell
  • Villa Almirante
  • Michael Gilbert
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Bracelet at Bruges
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Secret garden
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • Secret of the Magnifique
  • E. Phillips Oppenheim
Control code
ocn972385675
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US trade paperback edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781464207488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)972385675
Label
Continental crimes, edited and introduced by Martin Edwards
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Petit-Jean
  • Ian Hay
  • Lover of St Lys
  • F. Tennyson Jesse
  • Popeau intervenes
  • Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • Perfect murder
  • Stacy Aumonier
  • Room in the tower
  • J. Jefferson Farjeon
  • New catacomb
  • Ten-franc counter
  • H. de Vere Stacpoole
  • Have you got everything you want?
  • Agatha Christie
  • Long dinner
  • H. C. Bailey
  • Packet-boat murder
  • Josephine Bell
  • Villa Almirante
  • Michael Gilbert
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Bracelet at Bruges
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Secret garden
  • G. K. Chesterton
  • Secret of the Magnifique
  • E. Phillips Oppenheim
Control code
ocn972385675
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US trade paperback edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781464207488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)972385675

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