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Classic English mystery and detective stories [electronic resource] / edited by Julian Hawthorne.

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  • ISBN: 9781620123843 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620123843 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, c2012.

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General Note: "From a 1909 edition"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: The haunted house / Charles Dickens -- No. 1 branch line: the signal-man / Charles Dickens -- The haunted and the haunters; or the house and the brain / Bulwer-Lytton -- The incantation / Bulwer-Lytton -- The avenger / Thomas de Quincey -- Melmoth the wanderer / Charles Robert Maturin -- A mystery with a moral / Laurence Sterne -- On being found out / William Makepeace Thackeray -- The notch on the ax / William Makepeace Thackeray -- Bourgonef / Anonymous -- The closed cabinet / Anonymous.
Summary, etc.: When you're in the mood for suspense, nothing delivers like a collection of mystery and detective stories. These tales have been culled from the golden age of the genre, when masters like Charles Dickens, Thomas De Quincey, Laurence Sterne, and William Makepeace Thackeray were producing stories at a rapid clip to satisfy millions of devoted readers. Curl up with Classic English Mystery and Detective Stories tonight.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 13, 2012).
Subject: Haunted houses > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories, English.
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