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Book Information: Orion Book of Murder, the

Orion Book of Murder, the (1996) [Anthology]
by Margery Allingham John Ball George Baxt Robert Bloch Lawrence Block Christianna Brand W.R. Burnett Leslie Charteris James Hadley Chase Peter Cheyney Agatha Christie J.J. Connington John Creasey Freeman Wills Crofts Colin Dexter Arthur Conan Doyle James Ellroy Antonia Fraser Michael Gilbert Sue Grafton Dashiell Hammett John Harvey Reginald Hill Chester Himes Evan Hunter Michael Innes Lynda La Plante Peter Lovesey John D. MacDonald Ross MacDonald Patricia McGerr Marcia Muller Sara Paretsky Don Pendleton Barry Perowne Joyce Porter Ian Rankin Ruth Rendell Nicholas Rhea Jim Thompson Andrew Vachss Roy Vickers Henry Wade Donald E. Westlake Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Contents:

  • Book One: Crime: Criminals and Killers
    • Man With a Hobby by Robert Bloch
    • Accident by Agatha Christie
    • Evidence in Camera by Margery Allingham
    • Round Trip by W. R. Burnett
    • Morning Visit by James Hadley Chase
    • Murder Comes Easy by Evan Hunter
    • The Flaw in the System by Jim Thompson
    • Blurred View by John D. MacDonald
    • The Sweetest Man in the World by Donald E. Westlake
    • Prediction by Chester Himes
    • Going Through the Motions by Lawrence Block
    • The Corder Figure by Peter Lovesey
    • Gravy Train by James Ellroy
    • A Flash of White by Andrew Vachss
    • Remain Nameless by Lynda La Plante
  • Book Two: Detection: Police and Detectives
    • A Case of Christmas Spirit by Nicholas Rhea
    • The Second Skin by Michael Gilbert
    • Blood Brothers by Christianna Brand
    • Duello by Henry Wade
    • The Suitcase by Freeman Wills Crofts
    • Confirmation by John Harvey
    • Auld Lang Syne by Ian Rankin
    • Sweating It Out with Dover by Joyce Porter
    • Clutching at Straws by Ruth Rendell
    • The Burglar by Colin Dexter
    • Where the Snow Lay Dinted by Reginald Hill
    • The Little Copplestone Mystery by Ngaio Marsh
    • Gideon and the Young Toughs by John Creasey
    • Before Insulin by J. J. Connington
    • The Memorial Service by Michael Innes
  • Book Three: Punishment: Private Eyes and Investigators
    • Somewhere in the City by Marcia Muller
    • A Classic Forgery by Roy Vickers
    • The Adventure of the Abergavenny Murder by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Raffles and the Dangerous Game by Barry Perowne
    • The Smashing of Another Racket by Leslie Charteris
    • They Can Only Hang You Once by Dashiell Hammett
    • Black Out by Peter Cheyney
    • The Sleeping Dog by Ross Macdonald
    • Caribbean Clues by Patricia McGerr
    • Virgil Tibbs and the Fallen Body by John Ball
    • Full Moon by George Baxt
    • Willing to Kill by Don Pendleton
    • The Bottle Dungeon by Antonia Fraser
    • The Takamoku Joseki by Sara Paretsky
    • She Didnít Come Home by Sue Grafton

Original title: The Orion Book of Murder
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives
FictionCrime and MysterySuspense


The following works are contained within this one:
     Takamoku Joseki, the (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Corder Figure, the (1985) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter Lovesey
     She Didnít Come Home (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Sue Grafton
     Bottle Dungeon, the (1992) [Short Story]
      Author: Antonia Fraser

Edition #1: Orion Book of Murder, the

Orion Book of Murder, the (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Peter Haining
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Manifested in:

The Orion Book of Murder (October 1996)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780752804422
Pages: 556

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