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BRITISH MURDER MYSTERIES - Boxed Set: 350+ Greatest Thriller Novels & True Crime Stories - cover

BRITISH MURDER MYSTERIES - Boxed Set: 350+ Greatest Thriller Novels & True Crime Stories

Wilkie Collins, E. W. Hornung, Edgar Wallace, G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Bramah, R. Austin Freeman, H.C. McNeile, Arthur Morrison, Frank Froest, J.S. Fletcher, Victor L. Whitechurch, Thomas W. Hanshew, Rober Barr, C. N. Williamson, A. M. Williamson, Isabel Ostander

Publisher: DigiCat

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The 'BRITISH MURDER MYSTERIES - Boxed Set: 350+ Greatest Thriller Novels & True Crime Stories' anthology is a compendium that promises to immerse its readers in the shadowy corridors of crime, deceit, and suspense, reflecting a broad spectrum of literary styles and themes. This collection spans the golden age of British detective fiction, showcasing the work of renowned authors whose storytelling prowess and narrative innovations have left an indelible mark on the mystery genre. Within its pages, the anthology juxtaposes the rational deductions of Sherlock Holmes with the psychological intrigue of Agatha Christie's plots, among numerous other standout stories, presenting a rich tapestry that captures the multifaceted nature of British crime writing. The contributing authors and editors, from Arthur Conan Doyle to G.K. Chesterton and beyond, collectively represent a who's who of early 20th-century literature. These writers not only helped to define the contours of the mystery and detective genre but also reflected the social anxieties and moral dilemmas of their time. Drawing from a period marked by dramatic social change and the aftermath of the Victorian era, the collection aligns with cultural and literary movements such as the rise of modernism and the reaction against romanticism, offering readers a panoramic view of an evolving Britain. For enthusiasts of mystery and detective fiction, 'BRITISH MURDER MYSTERIES' offers an unparalleled journey through the landscape of British crime literature, uncovering the intricate puzzle of human nature and the dark corners of society. Readers are invited to delve into this meticulously curated anthology not only for its entertainment value but for its educational insights, exploring the breadth of talent and thematic depth that has contributed to the lasting relevance and evolution of the mystery genre.
Available since: 12/13/2023.
Print length: 22940 pages.

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