The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits (a collection of 23 short stories)

edited by Mark Ashley

The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits (a collection of 23 short stories)

Cena: 27,30 

Stan książki
średni/wyraźne zużycie (zagniecenia na okładce, pożółkłe strony, okładka i część kartek mają zawinięte rogi)
Nr katalogowy
06610013
Liczba stron
522
Rok wydania
1993
Okładka
miękka
Rozmiar
13x20

Pozostało tylko: 1

Book description

          Divided into three main sections, "The Ancient World", "The Middle Ages" and "Regency and Gaslight", The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits includes:

– "The Thief versus Rhampsinitus" by Herodotus – probably the earliest detective story ever written
– "The Locked Tomb Mystery", set in ancient Egypt, by Elizabeth Peters
– A new story by John Maddox Roberts featuring the young Roman detective Decius Metellus
– Robert van Gulik’s ingenious "He Came With the Rain", featuring Judge Dee, a real-life character who lived in seventh-century China
– A new story by Peter Tremayne, set in seventh-century Ireland and featuring Sister Fidelma
– Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael story "The Price of Light"
– Paul Harding’s "The Confession of Brother Athelstan"
– A classic locked-room mystery featuring Lillian de la Torre’s popular detective Sam Johnson
– A story by Michael Harrison featuring August Dupin, the detective created by Edgar Allan Poe and the inspiration behind Sherlock Holmes
– John Dickson Carr’s acclaimed "The Gentleman from Paris"
– …..and many more!

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