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Best Detective Stories (1958) [Collection]
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Summary :

These thirty stories, selected and introduced by Michael Gilbert, are concerned with murder, criminal acts and the law and can be dipped into in any order. The Rivals contains a real puzzle; Name of Smith features a judge's summing-up and a murder; The Story of Hermione has a criminal who escapes altogether. The law is the linking thread, along with Cyril Hare's ingeniousness.

Original title: Best Detective Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

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Edition #1: Best Detective Stories

Best Detective Stories (1958)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Michael Gilbert
Introduction by: Michael Gilbert
  • "Dazzlingly ingenious" The Sunday Times
  • "Neat, taut and sufficiently dipped in irony to give a sharp tang to the quirks of love and life" Glasgow Herald
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Best Detective Stories (January 1, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 9781842326473
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.2 x 0.6
Pages: 230

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