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The detection collection (New edition)

By: Detection Club, The Dexter, Colin Goddard, Robert Hill, Reginald James, P.D. Brett, Simon(Edited by)

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0008283206 / 9780008283209
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United Kingdom
Modern crime
20 cm 304 pages
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Ten years since it was first published in hardback, and now for the first time in mass market paperback, this volume of short stories by the cream of British crime writing talent celebrates 75 years of the quintessential Detection Club. The Detection Club represents the cream of British crime writing talent.

Founded on the cusp of the 1930s, the Club's first President was G.K.

Chesterton, and since then the mantle of Presidency has passed to some of the most significant names inthe history of crime fiction, including Agatha Christie, Dorothy L.

Sayers and Julian Symons. The Club meets three times a year - to dine, to plot, and to exchange ideas. This anthology includes eleven new stories by the Best of British: Robert Barnard, Lyndsey Davis, Colin Dexter, Clare Francis, Robert Goddard, John Harvey, Reginald Hill, P.D.

James, H.R.F. Keating, Michael Ridpath and Margaret Yorke, and has been edited by the Club's President, Simon Brett.

Among the authors are a number of bestsellers, as well as winners of both Diamond and Gold Daggers. This outstanding collection is a must for crime lovers everywhere. P.D. James * The Part-Time JobMichael Ridpath * Partnership TrackH.R.F.

Keating * A ToothbrushJohn Harvey * The Sun, the Moon and the StarsLindsey Davis * 'Going Anywhere Nice?'Colin Dexter * Between the LinesRobert Barnard * The Life-lieMargaret Yorke * The Woman from MarlowRobert Goddard * Toupee for a Bald TyreClare Francis * The HolidayReginald Hill * Fool of Myself


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