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Xmas Thrillers: The Greatest Holiday Mysteries in One Volume - cover

Xmas Thrillers: The Greatest Holiday Mysteries in One Volume

Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, George MacDonald, Saki Saki, Robert Louis Stevenson, Grant Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, Bithia Mary Croker, Florence Marryat, Edgar Wallace, G. K.Chesterton, J.M. Barrie, E.F. Benson, Jerome K. Jerome, M.R. James, Algernon Blackwood, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sabine Baring-Gould, R. Austin Freeman, Fred M. White, Frank R. Stockton, Fergus Hume, James Bowker, Thomas Hardy, Catherine Crowe, Katherine Rickford, Arthur Cheney Train, William Douglas O'Connor, Leonard Kip, Catherine L. Pirkis, Lucie E. Jackson, Emmuska Orczy, Louisa M. Alcott, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'Xmas Thrillers: The Greatest Holiday Mysteries in One Volume', the spirit of Christmas takes a thrilling twist as it weaves through the corridors of mystery and suspense. This anthology is a masterful collection that spans a wide range of literary styles, from the classic Victorian gothic to the cunning puzzles of the golden age of detective fiction. Highlighting remarkable diversity within its pages, it amalgamates the works of some of the most influential authors in the genre. The anthology stands out not only for the significance of its individual pieces but also for its coherent exploration of the darker, more enigmatic aspects of the festive season, offering readers a unique blend of yuletide cheer and chilling intrigue. The contributing authors and editors bring to the collection a rich tapestry of backgrounds, ranging from the venerable maestros of the Victorian era to the pioneering spirits of the early twentieth century. Each author's contribution is a testament to the vibrancy and complexity of the time periods and cultural movements they represent, collectively painting a multifaceted portrayal of Christmas. The fusion of historical, cultural, and literary insights provided by these varied voices offers a profound exploration of the holiday's complexities, presenting a multifarious perspective that enriches the reader's understanding of the anthologys central theme. 'Xmas Thrillers: The Greatest Holiday Mysteries in One Volume' is an indispensable read for those looking to immerse themselves in the depth and breadth of Christmas-themed literary artistry. It invites readers to explore a multitude of perspectives, styles, and themes, all while engaging in a dialogue with some of the most iconic figures in literature. For the enthusiast of mysteries and the lover of holiday stories alike, this collection offers a unique educational value, promising insights and entertainment that cut across the conventional boundaries of the genre. This anthology is not just a book; it's an experience, perfect for anyone eager to explore the intricate interplay between joy, mystery, and the enduring spirit of Christmas.
Available since: 12/02/2023.
Print length: 1273 pages.

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