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Murder at Christmas and Other Stories (1991) [Anthology]
by Paul Auster C.M. Chan Malcolm Gray Edward D. Hoch John Mortimer James Powell Alice Scanlan Reach Georges Simenon Julian Symons Robert Turner Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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An anthology of 10 stories from Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine.


  • Introduction by Cynthia Manson (editor)
  • The Theft of the Christmas Stocking by Edward D. Hoch
  • ’Twixt the Cup and the Lip by Julian Symons
  • Death in the Christmas Hour by James Powell
  • Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story by Paul Auster
  • Christmas Gift by Robert Turner
  • Rumpole and the Chambers Party by John Mortimer (from Rumpole and the Age of Miracles)
  • Murder at Christmas by C. M. Chan
  • Father Crumlish Celebrates Christmas by Alice Scanlan Reach
  • A Matter of Life and Death by Georges Simenon; trans. by Geoffrey Sainsbury
  • Miss Crindle and Father Christmas by Malcolm Gray

Selected stories from this volume were reprinted in the editor's 1994 anthology, Merry Murder.

Original title: Murder at Christmas and Other Stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

The following works are contained within this one:
     Theft of the Christmas Stocking, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Auggie Wren's Christmas Story (1990) [Novella]
      Author: Paul Auster

Edition #1: Murder at Christmas and Other Stories

Murder at Christmas and Other Stories (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Cynthia Manson
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Murder at Christmas and Other Stories (1991)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780451172044
Pages: 251

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