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CALL "M" FOR MURDER: Ultimate Collection - 885 Murder Mysteries Thriller Novels & Detective Stories in One Edition - A Panoramic View of Crime Fiction: Mystery Thrillers & Detective Stories - cover

CALL "M" FOR MURDER: Ultimate Collection - 885 Murder Mysteries Thriller Novels & Detective Stories in One Edition - A Panoramic View of Crime Fiction: Mystery Thrillers & Detective Stories

Edgar Allan Poe, Wilkie Collins, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Erskine Childers, William Le Queux, Émile Gaboriau, Ambrose Bierce, Melville Davisson Post, E. W. Hornung, Louis Tracy, Richard Marsh, Allan Pinkerton, Edgar Wallace, G. K. Chesterton, Sax Rohmer, Agatha Christie, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Marie Belloc Lowndes, Dorothy L. Sayers, A. Milne, Carolyn Wells, Anna Katharine Green, Murray Leinster, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Bramah, E. C. Bentley, Auguste Groner, R. Austin Freeman, H. Beam Piper, Fred M. White, H.C. McNeile, Frank H. Spearman, Catherine Louisa Pirkis, Cleveland Moffett, Arthur B. Reeve, Arthur Morrison, Frank Froest, Pierre Souvestre, Frank L. Packard, Jackson Gregory, J. S. Fletcher, Arthur J. Rees, Freeman Wills Crofts, H. C. Bailey, Victor L. Whitechurch, Louis Joseph Vance, A.E.W. Mason, Marcel Allain, Frederic Arnold Kummer, Thomas W. Hanshew, Anna Maynard Barbour, James Hay, John R. Coryell, Arthur Cheney Train, Rober Barr, C. N. Williamson, A. M. Williamson, Isabel Ostander

Publisher: Good Press

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CALL "M" FOR MURDER: Ultimate Collection is an ambitious anthology that brings together 885 murder mysteries, thriller novels, and detective stories, manifesting a panoramic view of crime fiction from its nascent stages in the 19th century through to the early 20th century. This compilation not only showcases the evolution of the genre but also highlights the diversity in narrative techniques, thematic explorations, and the psychological depth of character development. The anthology stands out for its encompassing range, including canonical works that have shaped the detective and mystery genre, and lesser-known gems that deserve wider recognition. The stories, varied in their settings from foggy London streets to the mysterious American suburbs, collectively underscore the universal appeal of crime fiction and its capacity to interrogate human nature. The contributing authors and editors of CALL "M" FOR MURDER are a veritable who's who of the genre, each bringing their unique voice and perspective to the themes of justice, morality, and mystery. Their backgrounds as pioneers of the detective story, innovators of forensic fiction, and master storytellers, have collectively contributed to the literary movements of their times, from Gothic sensibilities to the Golden Age of detective fiction. Their works not only reflect the societal anxieties and cultural preoccupations of their respective eras but also showcase the genre's adaptability and enduring relevance. For readers seeking to immerse themselves in the depth and diversity of crime fiction, CALL "M" FOR MURDER offers an unparalleled opportunity. This collection invites enthusiasts and scholars alike to traverse the fascinating landscapes of mystery and suspense, engaging with the minds of criminals and detectives across centuries. It is an essential compendium for those who appreciate the intricacies of plot, the puzzles of human behavior, and the art of suspense writing. The anthology serves as a testament to the genres evolution and its ongoing dialogue with readers about justice, empathy, and the complexity of the human condition.
Available since: 11/18/2023.
Print length: 64111 pages.

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