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Murder & other acts of literature : twenty-four unforgettable and chilling stories by some of the world's best-loved, most celebrated writers  Cover Image Book Book

Murder & other acts of literature : twenty-four unforgettable and chilling stories by some of the world's best-loved, most celebrated writers

Summary: A collection of two dozen crime stories by a variety of authors, including Eudora Welty, Edith Wharton, and A.A. Milne.

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  • ISBN: 031216937X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    345 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st St. Martin's Press ed.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Thomas Dunne book."
Formatted Contents Note: Montraldo / John Cheever -- The hitch-hikers / Eudora Welty -- Success or failure / T. H. White -- By a person unknown / Naguib Mahfoutz -- How did I get away with killing one of the biggest lawyers in the state? It was easy. / Alice Walker -- The hotel of the idle moon / William Trevor -- Aaron Trow / Anthony Trollope -- The fat man / Isak Dinesen -- Mr. Loveday's little outing / Evelyn Waugh -- The Johore murders / Paul Theroux -- A journey / Edith Wharton -- Miss Forbe's summer of happiness / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- The Macbeth murder mystery / James Thurber -- A double tragedy : An actor's story / Louisa May Alcott -- Un crime maternel / Fay Weldon -- Mary Postgate / Rudyard Kipling -- The walker / Patrick O'Brian -- Country lovers / Nadine Gordimer -- Monk / William Faulkner -- The widow and the parrot: A true story / Virginia Woolf -- My maiden brief / W. S. Gilbert -- An act of vengeance / Isabel Allende -- In vino veritas / A. A. Milne -- The Portobello Road / Muriel Spark.
Target Audience Note:
Adult Follett Library Resources
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) 808.83 MUR (Text) 38131002428935 NCPLC-Non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette M FIC MUR (Text) 31951004265523 Main Floor - Mysteries Available -

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