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The Christmas Conundrum (20 Thrillers in One Edition) - Murder Mysteries & Intriguing Stories of Suspense Horror and Thrill for the Holidays - cover

The Christmas Conundrum (20 Thrillers in One Edition) - Murder Mysteries & Intriguing Stories of Suspense Horror and Thrill for the Holidays

Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, O. Henry, Saki Saki, Robert Louis 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: Musaicum Books

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'The Christmas Conundrum (20 Thrillers in One Edition)' presents a rich tapestry of suspenseful narratives, woven together under the festal yet eerie ambiance of Christmas. This collection boasts an intriguing blend of literary styles—from the detective tales by Arthur Conan Doyle to the ghost stories by M.R. James and psychological thrillers by Wilkie Collins. Each story uniquely captures the spirit of the season while exploring the darker, more mysterious undertones of human nature, making this anthology a compelling read for those who cherish both the joy of Christmas and the thrill of a good mystery. The authors contributing to this anthology are luminaries of 19th and early 20th-century literature, each bringing their unique voice to the table. Many were contemporaries, operating within or reacting against the Victorian literary paradigms, and their stories reflect the complex social and psychological landscapes of the time. By including works from a period marked by robust literary innovations, the anthology allows readers to explore different facets of the Christmas theme—rejoice, reflection, and, intriguingly, revenance. 'The Christmas Conundrum' is a must-have for anyone fascinated by the intersection of holiday cheer and chilling suspense. The anthology offers a unique window into the varied ways that Christmas can be interpreted and understood through literature. It invites readers to reconsider the conventional imagery of the holiday season, offering a profound and stirring collection that promises not only entertainment but also a deeper appreciation for the complexities of this festive time. Through its diverse narratives and captivating storytelling, this volume is an excellent addition to any literary collection.
Available since: 10/16/2017.
Print length: 668 pages.

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