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Murder Most British (1996) [Anthology]
by Robert Barnard Simon Brett Thomas Burke G. K. Chesterton Agatha Christie Arthur Conan Doyle R. Austin Freeman Anthony Gilbert Michael Gilbert H. R. F. Keating Gillian Linscott Peter Lovesey A. A. Milne Baroness Orczy Ruth Rendell Dorothy L. Sayers Jeffry Scott Helen Simpson Julian Symons Margaret Yorke Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Murder Most

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In Murder Most British, Janet Hutchings brings together the finest writers and the best work of over one hundred years of the British mystery. From the classic writers of the Golden Age, such as A. Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, and Dorothy L. Sayers, to the modern innovators, such as Michael Gilbert, Ruth Rendell, Simon Brett, Robert Barnard, and Julian Symons, the stories in this homage to the British mystery are sure to delight fans, old and new.


  • Introduction by Janet Hutchings
  • The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Mysterious Death in Percy Street by Baroness Orczy
  • Percival Bland's Proxy by R. Austin Freeman
  • The New Hat by Thomas Burke
  • The Man in the Passage by G.K. Chesterton
  • The Rape of the Sherlock by A.A. Milne
  • The Mystery of the Bagdad Chest by Agatha Christie
  • Striding Folly by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • You Can't Hang Twice by Anthony Gilbert
  • A Posteriori by Helen Simpson
  • Fear and Trembling's by Michael Gilbert
  • Burning End by Ruth Rendell
  • My First Murder by H.R.F. Keating
  • The Passing of Mr. Toad by Jeffry Scott
  • A Little Dose of Friendship by Margaret Yorke
  • A Good Thing by Simon Brett
  • The Pushover by Peter Lovesey
  • Death of a Dead Man by Gillian Linscott
  • The Gentleman in the Lake by Robert Barnard
  • The Man Who Hated Television by Julian Symons
Edited by: Janet Hutchings.

Original title: Murder Most British: Stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesGeneral

The following works are contained within this one:
     Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, the (1891) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
     Man in the Passage, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Man Who Hated Television, the (1994) [Short Story]
      Author: Julian Symons
     Pushover, the (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter Lovesey
     Good Thing, a (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Simon Brett

Edition #1: Murder Most British

Murder Most British (1996)
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Language: English

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Murder Most British (February 1996)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0312140177
Dimensions: 5.8 x 8.5 x 1.0
Pages: 294

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