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CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume - Murder Mysteries & Intriguing Stories of Suspense Horror and Thrill for the Holidays - cover

CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume - Murder Mysteries & Intriguing Stories of Suspense Horror and Thrill for the Holidays

Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, O. Henry, Saki Saki, Robert Luis Stevenson, Grant Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, G. K. Chesterton, M. R. James, Arthur Conan Doyle, Thomas Hardy, Catherine Crowe, William Douglas O'Connor, Leonard Kip, Emmuska Orczy, Louisa M. Alcott

Publisher: Good Press

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CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume presents an eclectic collection that intertwines the festive spirit of Christmas with the intrigue and suspense of mystery literature. This anthology spans a broad spectrum of literary styles, from the gothic and supernatural to detective fiction and psychological thrillers, reflecting the diverse ways in which the theme of mystery can intersect with holiday cheer. The collection stands as a testament to the versatile narrative power of Christmas, incorporating works that range from eerie ghost stories to ingenious tales of deduction, each shedding light on the darker corners of the holiday season. The authors contributing to this anthology are luminaries of 19th and early 20th century literature, each with their own unique contribution to the genres of mystery and suspense. Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Wilkie Collins, among others, offer stories that not only highlight their mastery of narrative tension but also reflect the historical and cultural climates of their respective eras. These stories, while diverse, collectively explore themes of redemption, revelation, and the ever-present contrast between light and shadow during the holiday season, thus providing a rich tapestry of cultural and literary insights. CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES invites readers to explore the multifaceted traditions of the holiday season through a lens of mystery and suspense. It promises a journey through the varied landscapes of human emotion and cultural celebration, making it a valuable addition to any literary collection. The anthology serves not only as an engaging compendium of thrilling tales but also fosters a deeper appreciation for the ways in which mystery and the yuletide spirit converge to reveal profound truths about humanity and society. This volume is recommended for those eager to delve into the intersection of festive joy and the tantalizing allure of the unknown.
Available since: 01/14/2024.
Print length: 668 pages.

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