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Detection by Gaslight (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Rich, varied collection of 14 extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories, many never before published in book form: Kipling's "The Return of Imray"; "The Tragedy of the Life Raft" by Jacques Futrelle; "The Copper Beeches" by Arthur Conan Doyle; plus hard-to-find tales by G. K. Chesterton, Catherine L. Pirkis, Silas K. Hocking, others.

Synopsis:

Fourteen extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories by Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jacques Futrelle, G. K. Chesterton, and others — many never before published in book form.

Synopsis:

Rich, varied collection of 14 extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories, many never before published in book form: Kipling's "The Return of Imray"; "The Tragedy of the Life Raft" by Jacques Futrelle; "The Copper Beeches" by Arthur Conan Doyle; plus hard-to-find tales by G. K. Chesterton, Catherine L. Pirkis, Silas K. Hocking, others.

Table of Contents

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Copper Beeches

Arthur Morrison

The Case of the Lost Foreigner

Catherine L. Pirkis

The Ghost of Fountain Lane

Rudyard Kipling

The Return of Imray

Headon Hill

The Divination of the Zagury Capsules

Baroness Orczy

The York Mystery

George R. Sims

The Haverstock Hill Murder

R. Austin Freeman

The Dead Hand

L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace

Mr. Bovey's Unexpected Will

Silas K. Hocking

A Perverted Genius

G. K. Chesterton

The Eye of Apollo

Robert W. Chambers

The Purple Emperor

Jacques Futrelle

The Tragedy of the Life Raft

E. and H. Heron

The Story of Baelbrow

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486299280
Editor:
Greene, Douglas G.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Greene, Douglas G.
Author:
Greene, Douglas G.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Anthologies
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, English
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
034
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Fourteen extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories by Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jacques Futrelle, G. K. Chesterton, and others — many never before published in book form.
"Synopsis" by ,
Rich, varied collection of 14 extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories, many never before published in book form: Kipling's "The Return of Imray"; "The Tragedy of the Life Raft" by Jacques Futrelle; "The Copper Beeches" by Arthur Conan Doyle; plus hard-to-find tales by G. K. Chesterton, Catherine L. Pirkis, Silas K. Hocking, others.
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