Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
A Century of Detection: Twenty Great Mystery Stories, 1841-1940 (Paperback)
  • A Century of Detection: Twenty Great Mystery Stories, 1841-1940 (Paperback)
zoom

A Century of Detection: Twenty Great Mystery Stories, 1841-1940 (Paperback)

(author)
£32.50
Paperback 378 Pages / Published: 30/11/2010
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Designed for both mystery lovers and professors who teach detective fiction, this text examines the history of the genre from 1841 through 1940, a period which spawned some of its greatest writers. Taken together, the stories provide a chronological and thematic survey through a crucial period of the genre's initial development. The volume includes stories by Edgar Allen Poe, Wilkie Collins, Mark Twain, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bret Harte, G. K. Chesterton, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Anna Katherine Green, Baroness Orzcy, Susan Glaspell, Carroll John Daly, Dashiell Hammett, Cornell Woolrich, Pauline Hopkins, Chester Himes, and Ralph Ellison.

Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN: 9780786446506
Number of pages: 378
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 28 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Midnight Line
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Dead If You Don't
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
I'll Keep You Safe
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Panic Room
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
A Christmas Railway Mystery
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Tombland
Added to basket
£20.00   £14.99
Hardback
The Silent Companions
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
In a House of Lies
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
The Fallen
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
The Girl Before
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Temptation of Forgiveness
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Missing Girl
Added to basket
£8.99   £5.99
Paperback
Past Tense
Added to basket
£20.00   £10.00
Hardback
The Chalk Man
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
Added to basket
Lethal White
Added to basket
£20.00   £13.99
Hardback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.