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The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books - Martin Edwards
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
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This book, written by award-winning crime writer and president of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, serves as a companion to the British Library’s internationally acclaimed series of Crime Classics. Long-forgotten stories republished in the series have won a devoted new readership, with several... show more
This book, written by award-winning crime writer and president of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, serves as a companion to the British Library’s internationally acclaimed series of Crime Classics. Long-forgotten stories republished in the series have won a devoted new readership, with several titles entering the bestseller charts and sales outstripping those of highly acclaimed contemporary thrillers.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780712356961 (0712356967)
Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
As a work of literature review, Martin Edwards has spared no effort and produced an excellent volume of work, and I look forward to consulting the book in future to read up on some of the works mentioned. Some of them. Overall tho, it is not a book that lends itself to reading to reading cover to...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
This is what I imagine a bibliography in narrative form would look like. I don't know how else to describe it. I'd go so far as to say that there's no actual 'story', as the title implies, because there doesn't seem to be a cohesive ... point (message/timeline/etc.) between chapters. Each chapter...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 Halloween Bingo 2017: Update 3, Part 2 -- Catching up on Reviews
The "bingo" squares and books read: My Square Markers and "Virgin" Bingo Card: "Virgin" card posted for ease of tracking and comparison. Black Kitty:Read but not called Black Vignette:Called but not read Black Kitty in Black Vignette:Read and Called Black Kitty Center Square: ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
5.0 Does what it does well
This is a book about books. Specifically, this is a book about a specific type of book written during a specific time period. I expect that I will refer to it, and have decided that I really need to buy in a physical book as well as have it on my kindle. Themis-Athena did us all a solid by creatin...
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