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Great Tales of Crime and Detection (1993) [Anthology]
by Margery Allingham John Dickson Carr Raymond Chandler Leslie Charteris G. K. Chesterton Agatha Christie Robert Hart Davis Colin Dexter Arthur Conan Doyle Francis Durbridge Antonia Fraser Nicolas Freeling Erle Stanley Gardner Brett Halliday Dashiell Hammett P.D. James H. R. F. Keating Ross MacDonald J.J. Marric Edward J. Mason John Mortimer Ellery Queen Arthur B. Reeve Ruth Rendell Dorothy L. Sayers Georges Simenon Jack Trevor Story Rex Stout Edgar Wallace Geoffrey Webb Orson Welles P.B. Yuill Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited by: Peter Haining

An anthology of thirty-two stories featuring famous detectives who have appeared on TV:

  • Introduction by Peter Haining
  • The Adventure of the Three Garridebs [Sherlock Holmes] by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Death Cry [Craig Kennedy] by Arthur B. Reeve
  • The Footprint in the Sky [“Clue in the Snow”, as by Carter Dickson; Colonel March] by John Dickson Carr
  • The Adventure of the Emperor’s Dice [“The Emperor’s Dice” Ellery Queen] by Ellery Queen
  • Too Many Have Lived [Sam Spade] by Dashiell Hammett
  • The Case of the Irate Witness [Perry Mason] by Erle Stanley Gardner
  • Walk Softly, Strangler by Robert Hart Davis
  • Marlowe Takes on the Syndicate [Philip Marlowe] by Raymond Chandler
  • Not—Tonight—Danger [“Dead Man’s Code”; Mike Shayne] by Brett Halliday
  • It’s in the Bag [Harry Lime] by Orson Welles
  • The Smart Detective [“The Saint and the Siren” Simon Templar] by Leslie Charteris
  • Gideon and the Chestnut Vendor [Commander George Gideon] by J.J. Marric
  • Light-Fingers by Francis Durbridge
  • The All-Bad Hat [Insp. Ganesh Ghote] by H.R.F. Keating
  • Stan the Killer [Insp. Jules Maigret] by Georges Simenon
  • The Treasure Hunt [J.G. Reeder] by Edgar Wallace
  • Van der Valk and the False Caesar [Van der Valk] by Nicolas Freeling
  • The Footsteps That Ran [Lord Peter Wimsey] by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The Eye of Apollo [Father Brown] by G.K. Chesterton
  • Guilt-Edged Blonde [as by John Ross Macdonald; Lew Archer] by Ross Macdonald
  • The World Series Murder [“This Will Kill You” Nero Wolfe; Archie Goodwin] by Rex Stout
  • The Man Who Was Hammered by Jack Trevor Story
  • The Garage Racketeers [Dick Barton] by Geoffrey Webb & Edward J. Mason
  • Hazell and the Patriot by P.B. Yuill
  • Rumpole and the Hanging Judge [Horace Rumpole] by John Mortimer
  • Great-Aunt Allie’s Flypapers by P.D. James
  • Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave [Jemima Shore] by Antonia Fraser
  • The Case of the Perfect Maid [“The Perfect Maid” Jane Marple] by Agatha Christie
  • The Snapdragon and the C.I.D. [“Murder Under the Mistletoe” Albert Campion] by Margery Allingham
  • The Adventure of the Clapham Cook [Hercule Poirot] by Agatha Christie
  • When the Wedding Was Over [Chief Insp. Wexford] by Ruth Rendell
  • Morse’s Greatest Mystery [Insp. Morse] by Colin Dexter

Original title: The Television Detectives' Omnibus: Great Tales of Crime and Detection
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

The following works are contained within this one:
     Eye of Apollo, the (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Antonia Fraser

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Great Tales of Crime and Detection (1993)
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Language: English

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Great Talesof Crimes and Detection (August 1993)

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 1555219381
Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.5 x 2.0 in

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ISBN: 1898799024

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