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Famous detective stories

by J. Walker McSpadden

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Y. Crowell company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.M249 Fd
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 l.,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419836M
    LC Control Number20015065

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    The literary detective has been a part of our imagination since at least the 19th century. Although there is evidence of detective-like stories from 18th-century China, the first true detective stories were penned by Edgar Allan Poe, whose eccentric Parisian sleuth C. Auguste Dupin foreshadowed the later Sherlock Poe’s wake came storytellers of varying degrees . The basic mystery plot formula is pretty simple. Early on, a dead body turns up, a valuable item goes missing, or a puzzle begs to be solved. The reader knows that by the end of the book, questions will have been answered, which is a comforting element in even the most gruesome murder mysteries. The originality and charm, of course, is mostly.

    Detective, Crime, and Murder Mystery Books Reading Room. Here in the Reading Room you will find free Detective, Crime, and Murder Mystery stories. Some are prototypes (such as the stories about Daniel from the Apocrypha).Others are other detectives from the great age of Detective Stories (including Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, The Old Man in the Corner, The . Here you can find free books in the category: Mystery & Crime. Read online or download Mystery & Crime eBooks for free. Edited by Julian Hawthorne Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories. English; Words; Ages 0 and up; One of the most famous book of the queen of mystery.


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