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The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

With an Introduction by Dr. Julian Wolfreys. ‘My name is Sherlock Holmes. it is my business to know what other people don’t know.’ The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes first introduced Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant detective the readers of The Strand Magazine. In these twenty three tales, collected here in one volume, you have some of …

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The Valley of Fear

EDITORIAL REVIEW: YEARS AGO, A P.I. OUT OF CHICAGO BROUGHT JUSTICE TO A DIRTY TOWN. NOW HE’S GOING TO PAY. A sawed-off shotgun blast to the face leaves one man dead–and reveals a secret that has pursued another across an ocean and set the world’s most ruthless criminal on his trail. The man needs the …

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Three Act Tragedy

SUMMARY: A facsimile first edition hardback of one of the best 1930s Poirot books, published to mark the 80th anniversary of his first appearance.Thirteen guests arrived at dinner at the actor’s house. It was to be a particularly unlucky evening for the mild-mannered Reverend Stephen Babbington, who choked on his cocktail, went into convulsions and …

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While the light lasts

SUMMARY: A Brand New Collection Of Nine Previously Unpublished Stories By The Queen Of Crime Now In Paperback, The Book Of Lost Agatha Christie Stories Written For 1920S Magazines Contains Seven New Stories Which Have Never Been Published Anywhere In The World Since Their Original Appearances, Plus Early Versions Of Two Poirot Stories Which She …

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The mirror crack’d from side to side

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Agatha Christie’s audacious murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. One minute, silly Heather Badcock had been gabbling on at her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure. But for whom was …

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The name of the rose

SUMMARY: (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)A spectacular best seller and now a classic, The Name of the Rose catapulted Umberto Eco, an Italian professor of semiotics turned novelist, to international prominence. An erudite murder mystery set in a fourteenth-century monastery, it is not only a gripping story but also a brilliant exploration of medieval philosophy, history, …

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Return of Sherlock Holmes

SUMMARY: Sherlock Holmes was not the only writing Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) did but Holmes and Dr. Watson are his most remembered characters. Holmes titled himself a “Consulting Detective”. His powers of observation, his understanding of crime, and his insights into the criminal mind were brilliant. His knowledge of things not related to crime were …

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The Karamazov Brothers

SUMMARY: Dostoevsky’s last and greatest novel, The Karamazov Brothers (1880) is both a brilliantly told crime story and a passionate philosophical debate. The dissolute landowner Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov is murdered; his sons–the atheist intellectual Ivan, the hot-blooded Dmitry, and the saintly novice Alyosha–are all involved at some level. Brilliantly bound up with this psychological drama …

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