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The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits (Mammoth Book of)


The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits (Mammoth Book of)

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    Mike Asley(Author)
Spanning the most fascinating eras of history, we move from the ancient world to medieval Europe - but always with a common thread running throughout: the solving of a baffling murder-mystery by an intrepid sleuth of the day...So without further delay, discover. * How the Roman orator Quintilian solves a murder, Perry Mason style, in the 1st century AD * What became of the missing cavalry general Arcturus. His sword is found at the bottom of a lake but where is he? * How a murder set days after the death of Arthur involves both the Celts and the Saxons * How a girl's visions in Celtic Wales help uncover a terrible crime * What happens when Robin Hood and Maid Marion team up to solve a supernatural murder...* How a Jack-the-Ripper like serial killer is brought to justice in Elizabethan London Plus 30 more baffling historical conundrums, both classic and specially commissioned, including Michael Kurland, Wallace Nicholls, Richard Butler, Tom Holt, Amy Myers, Mary Reed, Martin Edwards, Clayton Emery, Susanna Gregory, Derek Wilson, Mat Coward, Marilyn Todd, and many more.

Reveals the strength and ingenuity of this sub-section of the whodunnit genre... Great fun.' (Good Book Guide)This splendid anthology of nineteen enigmatic mysteries will enthrall and enchant all devotees and newcomers to this genre. (Ralph Travis Crime Time) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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Book details

  • PDF | 512 pages
  • Mike Asley(Author)
  • Carroll & Graf Publishers (1993)
  • English
  • 3
  • Crime, Thrillers & Mystery
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  • By Bess on 17 April 2012

    This book is a collection of short stories from popular historical murder writers. It takes you from Roman to early 20th century and I really enjoyed it. It may be a little old fashioned for some but I still like this style of writing. a great read.

  • By GRACE MCHENRY on 12 October 2014

    great short stories, delivered in time

  • By IF on 17 April 2017

    An excellent collection - I thoroughly enjoyed reading these interesting and varied short stories

  • By J Logan on 13 January 2016

    I liked as with rest of the series

  • By Guest on 5 December 2014

    very enjoyable

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