Classic Tales of Mystery

Author(s): Editors of Canterbury Classics


Eleven classic whodunits starring master sleuths such as Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Father Brown.

A superstar lineup of detectives—including Sherlock Holmes, C. Auguste Dupin, and Hercule Poirot—headlines this elegant leather-bound edition of classic mystery stories. Short stories such as Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and G. K. Chesterton’s “The Blue Cross” are ideal for a cozy evening by the fire, while novels like Agatha Christie’s The Murder on the Links and Jules Verne’s An Antarctic Mystery will keep you engrossed for days. The eleven works in this volume are preceded by a scholarly introduction that explores the origins of the genre, as well as the development of the modern mystery story and the contributions made by each author.


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General Fields

  • : 9781645178149
  • : Printers Row Publishing Group
  • : Thunder Bay Press
  • : 1.14986
  • : September 2021
  • : 1.625 Inches X 6.35 Inches X 9.25 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 784
  • : 808.83872
  • : English
  • : Hardback
  • : Editors of Canterbury Classics