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British Murder Mysteries: 350+ Detective Novels & True Crime Stories in One Volume - Unveiling the British Crime Fiction Legacy - cover

British Murder Mysteries: 350+ Detective Novels & True Crime Stories in One Volume - Unveiling the British Crime Fiction Legacy

Wilkie Collins, E. W. Hornung, Edgar Wallace, G. K. 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: Good Press

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In 'British Murder Mysteries: 350+ Detective Novels & True Crime Stories in One Volume,' a comprehensive anthology gathers the quintessential works that have shaped the detective and crime fiction genre within the British literary canon. This collection stands as a testament to the diversity and evolution of narrative styles and themes that have intrigued readers and writers alike for over a century. From the fog-laden streets of Victorian London to the quaint countryside villages, each story delves deep into the mysteries of human nature, justice, and intrigue. The anthology not only revisits the classics but also introduces lesser-known masterpieces, providing readers with a broad spectrum of the genres development. The contributing authors to this monumental collection are a veritable who's who of the literary giants who have defined and redefined the detective and crime narrative. These authors have individually and collectively contributed to the literary movements and cultural shifts of their times, reflecting societal concerns through the lens of crime and mystery. Their narratives, rooted in varied historical and socio-cultural contexts, offer a panoramic view of British society, its class dynamics, moral dilemmas, and the universal quest for truth and justice. 'British Murder Mysteries' is an indispensable tome for readers who cherish the intellectual rigor and the sheer pleasure of a well-crafted mystery. This anthology does not merely present a collection of tales; it offers a unique opportunity to witness the evolution of the detective story and the true crime narrative through a wide array of lenses. Readers keen on exploring the depth and breadth of literary excellence within this genre will find this volume both enlightening and engaging, fostering a deeper appreciation for the art of mystery and the craft of storytelling.
Available since: 01/17/2024.
Print length: 22933 pages.

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