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Foreign bodies / edited and introduced by Martin Edwards.

Edwards, Martin, 1955- (editor.). Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 (Added Author). Rosenkrantz, Palle, baron, 1867-1941 (Added Author). Groller, Balduin, 1848-1916 (Added Author). Level, Maurice, 1875-1926 (Added Author). Leblanc, Maurice, 1864-1941 (Added Author). Ivans. (Added Author). Rosenhayn, Paul, 1877-1929 (Added Author). Kōga, Saburō, 1893-1945 (Added Author). Bandyopādhyāẏa, Śaradindu, 1899-1970 (Added Author). Samat, Jean-Toussaint. (Added Author). Ōsaka, Keikichi, 1912-1945 (Added Author). Véry, Pierre, 1900-1960 (Added Author). Flanders, John, 1800-1836 (Added Author). Havank. (Added Author). Bermúdez, María Elvira. (Added Author).
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Series Information

British Library crime classics.
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Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 808.831 FORE (Text) 39391006867038 Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781464209109
  • ISBN: 1464209103
  • Physical Description: 252 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First US trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Scottsdale, Arizona : Poisoned Pen Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Martin Edwards -- The Swedish match / Anton Chekhov -- A sensible course of action / Palle Rosenkrantz -- Strange tracks / Balduin Groller -- The kennel / Maurice Level -- Footprints in the snow / Maurice Leblanc -- The return of Lord Kingwood / Ivans -- The stage box murder / Paul Rosenhayn -- The spider / Koga Saburo -- The venom of the tarantula / Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay -- Murder a la carte / Jean-Toussaint Samat -- The cold night's clearing / Keikichi Osaka -- The mystery of the green room / Pierre Very -- Kippers / John Flanders -- The lipstick and the teacup / Havank -- The puzzle of the broken watch / Maria Elvira Bermudez.
Summary, etc.:
Today translated crime fiction is in vogue-- but this was not always the case. A century before Scandi noir, writers across Europe and beyond were publishing detective stories of high quality. Often these did not appear in English and they have been known only by a small number of experts. This is the first ever collection of classic crime in translation from the golden age of the genre in the 20th century. Many of these stories are exceptionally rare, and several have been translated for the first time to appear in this volume.
Subject: Private investigators > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General.
Genre: Noir fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Mystery fiction.

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