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Classic Tales of Mystery (Leatherbound)

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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. 

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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. 

Works Included

Short stories:
"The Murders in the Rue Morgue," Edgar Allan Poe
"The Adventure of the Creeping Man," Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
"The Blue Cross," G. K. Chesterton
"The Coin of Dionysius," Ernest Bramah
"The Anthropologist at Large," R. Austin Freeman
"The Most Dangerous Game," Richard Connell

Novels:
The Murder on the Links, Agatha Christie
Whose Body?, Dorothy Sayers
The Thirty-nine Steps, John Buchan
An Antarctic Mystery, Jules Verne
Room 13, Edgar Wallace

More Information
ISBN 9781645178149
Length (cm) 16.0000
Width (cm) 4.0000
Height (cm) 24.0000
Publisher Canterbury Classics
Publication Date Sep 21, 2021
Pages (number) 784
Genre Literature & Fiction
Author Editors of Canterbury Classics
Signed No
Format Leatherbound
Editorial Reviews N/A
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