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Mammoth Book of Comic Crime, the (2002) [Anthology]
by Jack Adrian Catherine Aird Alex Atkinson Marc Blake Nicholas Blincoe Lawrence Block Hilary Bonner Simon Brett Christopher Brookmyre Sarah Caudwell Mat Coward David Stuart Davies Carol Anne Davis Ruth Dudley Edwards Martin Edwards Jürgen Ehlers Liz Evans Barry Fantoni Peter T. Garratt Kevin Goldstein-Jackson Philip Gooden Peter Guttridge H. R. F. Keating Michael Z. Lewin Peter Lovesey Antony Mann Keith Miles Amy Myers Elizabeth Peters Mike Phillips Bill Pronzini Julian Rathbone Mike Ripley Rebecca Tope M. J. Trow Mark Twain Donald E. Westlake David Wishart Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary :

Edited by: Maxim Jakubowski

The funny side of the wrong side of the law comes through in this mammoth collection from masters of combined humor and mystery, such as Donald E. Westlake, Peter Lovesey, Terry Pratchett, Ed Gorman, Sarah Caudwell, Bill Pronzini, Mike Ripley, Nicholas Blincoe, Hilary Bonner, Christopher Brookmyre, and many more. Wisecracking safecrackers, accident-prone good guys, and criminal line-up ranging from deadpan to dead stupid all feature in The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime roundup of the most unusual suspects.

Contents:

  • My Mother Was a Bank Robber by Nicholas Blincoe
  • Liz Peters, PI by Elizabeth Peters
  • A Double-Barreled Detective Story by Mark Twain
  • The Pomeranian Poisoning by Peter Lovesey
  • The Man Who Shot Kennedy by Marc Blake
  • Here Comes Santa Claus by Bill Pronzini
  • The Strange Tale of Hector’s Angel by Mike Phillips
  • Chapter the Last: Merriman Explains by Alex Atkinson
  • The Lion of Draksville by Julian Rathbone
  • The Absolute and Utter Impossibility of the Facts in the Case of the Vanishing of Henning Vok by Jack Adrian
  • The Great Detective by Peter Guttridge
  • Smeltdown by Mike Ripley
  • Taking Care of Frank by Antony Mann
  • And the Buttocks Gleamed by Night by Mat Coward
  • The Last Snow-Flake in Texas by Liz Evan
  • A Sort of Miss Marple? by H.R.F. Keating
  • The Story-Bag by Philip Gooden
  • Slaughter in the Strand by Keith Miles
  • The Chicken by Jürgen Ehlers
  • The Postman Only Rings When He Can Be Bothered by Peter Guttridge
  • Father Brown in Muncie, Indiana by Ruth Dudley Edwards
  • Tickled to Death by Simon Brett
  • The Dettweiler Solution by Lawrence Block
  • Big Survivor by Peter T. Garratt
  • Dr Bud, CA by Michael Z. Lewin
  • Malice in Blunderland by Kevin Goldstein-Jackson
  • Driving Forces by Carol Anne Davis
  • Hopper and Pink by Barry Fantoni
  • Where Do You Find Your Ideas? by Martin Edwards
  • Death by a Thousand Cuts by Rebecca Tope
  • The Trouble and Strife by Catherine Aird
  • Brotherly Love by Mike Ripley
  • An Acquaintance with Mr. Collins by Sarah Caudwell
  • Come Again? by Donald E. Westlake
  • Cry Wolf by Hilary Bonner
  • "It’s Clever, But Is It Art?" by M.J. Trow
  • One for the Monet by David Stuart Davies
  • Who Killed Pyramus? by Amy Myers
  • The Hampstead Vegetable Heist by Mat Coward
  • The Eleventh Labour by David Wishart
  • The Stolen White Elephant by Mark Twain
  • Bampot Central by Christopher Brookmyre

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionCrime and MysteryComic Crime


The following works are contained within this one:
     Pomeranian Poisoning, the (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter Lovesey
     Here Comes Santa Claus (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Bill Pronzini
     Bampot Central (1997) [Short Story]
      Author: Christopher Brookmyre

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Language: English

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ISBN: 0786710020

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