Free Shipping In Australia
Currency:
AUD $ AUD
Twelve American Detective Stories By Edited by Edward D. Hoch

Twelve American Detective Stories
by Edited by Edward D. Hoch

In Stock
$13.49
+10% GST
Murder, kidnapping, and theft are the principal crimes committed in these twelve American detective stories. The victim may be an innocent baby or a double-crossing mobster, the setting a department store or death cell at the state prison, but the detective's powers must be unfailing.
Only 2 left

Twelve American Detective Stories Summary


Twelve American Detective Stories by Edited by Edward D. Hoch

Murder, kidnapping, and theft are the principal crimes committed in these 12 American detective stories. The victim may be an innocent baby or a double-crossing mobster, the setting a department store or death cell at the state prison, but the detective's intellectual or intuitive powers must be unfailing, whether the important clue is a single bullet or a tiny splinter of wood. With stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Craig Rice, Ellery Queen, and Raymond Chandler.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in Australia
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

About Edited by Edward D. Hoch



About the Editor
Edward D. Hoch is the author of nearly 800 published short stories, and a past President of Mystery Writers of America.

Table of Contents


Introduction; Edgar Allan Poe: 'Thou Art the Man'; Jacques Futrelle: 'The Stolen Rubens'; Anna Katherine Green: 'The Second Bullet'; Melville Davisson Post: 'The Age of Miracles'; T. S. Stribling: 'The Shadow'; C. Daly King: 'The Episode of the Nail and the Requiem'; Craig Rice: 'His Heart Could Break'; Carter Dickson: 'The House in Goblin Wood'; Ellery Queen: 'The Dauphin's Doll'; Mary Roberts Rinehart: 'The Splinter'; Raymond Chandler: 'The Pencil'; Cornell Woolrich: 'One Drop of Blood'; Biographical Notes.

Additional information

GOR002014304
Twelve American Detective Stories by Edited by Edward D. Hoch
Edited by Edward D. Hoch
Oxford Twelves S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1997-10-23
244
0192880640
9780192880642
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.