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Title Murderous schemes : an anthology of classic detective stories / edited by Donald E. Westlake ; consulting editor, J. Madison Davis.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M MURDEROUS    Available
Description vi, 519 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "In association with the International Association of Crime Writers."
Contents The Locked Room : The shadow of the goat / John Dickson Carr -- What, no butler? / Damon Runyon -- The leopold locked room / Edward D. Hoch -- The man who read John Dickson Carr / William Brittain -- Only One Among You : The secret garden / G.K. Chesterton -- The necklace of pearls / Dorothy L. Sayers -- They can only hang you once / Dashiell Hammett -- Busted blossoms / Stuart M. Kaminsky -- The Caper : A costume piece / E.W. Hornung -- The impossible theft / John F. Suter -- Don't know much about art / Simon Brett -- The ultimate caper / Donald E. Westlake -- The Armchair Detective : The mysterious death on the underground railway / Barones Emmuska Orczy -- The blue geranium / Agatha Christie -- The adventure of Abraham Lincoln's clue / Ellery Queen -- The affair of the twisted scarf / Rex Stout -- Come Into My Parlor : The landlady / Roald Dahl -- The orderly world of Mr. Appleby / Stanley Ellin -- Bless this house / Christianna Brand -- Someday I'll plant more walnut trees / Lawrence Block -- I Confess! : "Thou art the man" / Edgar Allan Poe -- The adventure of the dying detective / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- The master of mystery / Jack London -- The fat man / Isak Dinesen -- Hoist On Their Own Petards : Midnight in Beauchamp Row / Anna Katharine Green -- I'll be waiting / Raymond Chandler -- The possibility of evil / Shirly Jackson -- The secret lover / Peter Lovesey -- Over The Edge : A jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell -- The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke -- Tang / Chester Himes -- Little apple hard to peel / Fredric Brown.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Added Author Westlake, Donald E.
Davis, J. Madison.
International Association of Crime Writers.
ISBN 0195103211 : $25.00

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