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Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits, the (2004) [Anthology]
by Jon L. Breen Matthew V. Clemens Max Allan Collins Michael Collins Mat Coward Hulbert Footner Edward D. Hoch Tom Holt H. R. F. Keating Michael Kurland Gillian Linscott Peter Lovesey Edward Marston Christine Matthews Annette Meyers Ian Morson Will Murray Amy Myers Archibald Pechey Robert J. Randisi Grenville Robbins Mike Stotter Marilyn Todd Cornell Woolrich Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary (From the publisher):

Mystery and murder from the age of jazz, the talkies and bright young things

Mike Ashley's brilliant new collection of whodunnits presents 23 stories with all the excitement, escapism and eccenticity of the 1920s. The Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age, the Age of Wonderful Nonsense - this was the decade when everyone was swept up in the euphoria of getting through the War. For a while the era seemed to have everything going for it, but beneath the dazzle and glitter lay a darker side.

A simply fabulous collection edited by Edgar Award winner Mike Ashley.


  • Foreword: The Crazy Age by Mike Ashley
  • Timor Mortis by Annette Meyers
  • Brave New Murder by H. R. F. Keating
  • So Beautiful, So Dead by Robert J. Randisi
  • "There would have been murder" by Ian Morson
  • Someone by Michael Collins
  • Kiss the Razorís Edge by Mike Stotter
  • Thoroughly Modern Millinery by Marilyn Todd
  • The Day of Two Cars by Gillian Linscott
  • The Hope of the World by Mat Coward
  • Bullets by Peter Lovesey
  • He Couldnít Fly by Michael Kurland
  • Putting Crime Over by Hulbert Footner
  • Valentinoís Valediction by Amy Myers
  • Skip by Edward Marston
  • The Broadcast Murder by Grenville Robbins
  • For the Benefit of Mr Means by Christine Matthews
  • Without Fire by Tom Holt
  • The Austin Murder Case by Jon L. Breen
  • The Man Who Scared the Bank by Archibald Pechey
  • A Pebble for Papa by Max Allan Collins & Matthew V. Clemens
  • Beyond the Call of Beauty by Will Murray
  • The Problem of the Tin Goose by Edward D. Hoch
  • Iíll Never Play Detective Again by Cornell Woolrich

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Raoring Twenties Whodunnits
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesHistorical

The following works are contained within this one:
     Problem of the Tin Goose, the (1982) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch

Edition #1: Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits, the

Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits, the (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
Introduction by: Mike Ashley
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Manifested in:

Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits, the (July 29, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 1841197513
Pages: 500

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