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Title:
The 50 greatest mysteries of all time
Author:
Penzler, Otto.
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : Dove Books : distributed by Penguin USA, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
viii, 567 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe -- A terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins -- The three strangers / Thomas Hardy -- The red-headed league / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The corpus delecti / Melville Davisson Post -- Gentlemen and players / E.W. Hornung -- A journey / Edith Wharton -- The leopard man's story / Jack London -- A retrieved reformation / O. Henry -- The problem of Cell 13 / Jacques Futrelle -- The absent-minded coterie / Robert Barr -- The invisible man / G.K. Chesterton -- The infallible Godahl / Frederick Irving Anderson -- The adventure of the unique "Hamlet" / Vincent Starrett -- The Gioconda smile / Aldous Huxley -- Haircut / Ring Lardner -- The killers / Ernest Hemingway -- The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke -- The little house at Croix-Rousse / Georges Simenon -- The case of the missing patriarchs / Logan Clendening -- Clerical error / James Gould Cozzens -- The two bottles of relish / Lord Dunsany.

(cont.) The chaser / John Collier -- The perfect crime / Ben Ray Redman -- Yours truly, Jack the Ripper / Robert Bloch -- The blind spot / Barry Perowne -- The catbird seat / James Thurber -- Recipe for murder / C.P. Donnel Jr. -- The nine mile walk / Harry Kemelman -- Kill or be killed / Ogden Nash -- The specialty of the house / Stanley Ellin -- Nearly perfect / A.A. Milne -- The Gettysburg Bugle / Ellery Queen -- The last spin / Evan Hunter -- Stand up and die! / Mickey Spillane -- A new leaf / Jack Ritchie -- The snail-watcher / Patricia Highsmith -- The long way down / Edward D. Hoch -- The man who never told a lie / Isaac Asimov -- I have / John Gardner -- Quitters, Inc. / Stephen King -- Horn man / Clark Howard -- The new girl friend / Ruth Rendell -- By the dawn's early light / Lawrence Block -- Iris / Stephen Greenleaf -- High Darktown / James Ellroy -- The Pietro Andromache / Sara Paretsky -- Soft monkey / Harlan Ellison -- The hand of Carlos / Charles McCarry -- Karen makes out / Elmore Leonard.
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ISBN:
9780787109639
Format :
Book

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