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The Crown Crime Companion: The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time

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The Crown Crime Companion

The Top 100 Mystery Novels Of All Time

Selected by the

Mystery Writers Of America

Annotated by 0tto Penzler and Compiled by Mickey Friedman

For The Crown Crime Companion, the Mystery Writers of America have compiled a list of the best 100 mystery novels of all time, as well as a list of favorites in ten categories.

Fully annotated and reviewed by Otto Penzler, this list of the top 100 mysteries will be a valuable resource to fans, introducing them to new novels and reminding them about books by favorite writers they may have missed.

Each of the ten category lists is introduced by a master of that category:

Classics:

Suspense:

Hardboiled/Private Eye:

Police Procedural:

Espionage/Thriller:

Criminal:

Cozy/Traditional:

Historical:

Humorous:

Legal/Courtroom:

H.R.F. Keating

Mary Higgins Clark

Sue Grafton

Joseph Wambaugh

John Gardner

Richard Condon

Margaret Maron

Peter Lovesey

Gregory Mcdonald

Scott Turow

Synopsis:

For The Crown Crime Companion, the Mystery Writers of America have compiled a list of the best 100 mystery novels of all time, as well as a list of favorites in ten categories. Fully annotated and reviewed by Otto Penzler, this list of the top 100 mysteries will be a valuable resource to fans, introducing them to new novels and reminding them about books by favorite writers they may have missed. Each of the ten category lists is introduced by a master of that category. Also included is a list of all the Edgar Award-winning books since the inception of the award.

About the Author

Otto Penzler is the founder of The Mysterious Press and Otto Penzler Books. He also owns The Mysterious Bookstore in both New York and Los Angeles. Mickey Friedman is the author of seven mystery novels. The latest is Riptide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780517881156
Other:
Pensler, Otto
Author:
Friedman, Mickey
Photographer:
Pensler, Otto
Author:
Mystery Writers of America
Author:
Mystery, Writers Of America
Author:
Friedman, Mickey
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
Mystery & Detective Fiction
Subject:
Best books
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, English
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
Best books - English-speaking countries
Subject:
Reference-Bibliography and Library Science
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1130.
Publication Date:
19950531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.48x5.48x.52 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , For The Crown Crime Companion, the Mystery Writers of America have compiled a list of the best 100 mystery novels of all time, as well as a list of favorites in ten categories. Fully annotated and reviewed by Otto Penzler, this list of the top 100 mysteries will be a valuable resource to fans, introducing them to new novels and reminding them about books by favorite writers they may have missed. Each of the ten category lists is introduced by a master of that category. Also included is a list of all the Edgar Award-winning books since the inception of the award.
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