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Title Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s [ebook] / edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger; introduction by Otto Penzler
Published New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018
Copyright ©2018
Edition First Pegasus Books edition
Descript 1 online resource (xxvi, 1126 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Introduction / by Otto Penzler -- Foreword / by Leslie S. Klinger -- A note on the texts -- The house without a key / by Earl Derr Biggers (1925) -- Appendix: The House without a Key on film -- The Benson Murder Case / by S. S. Van Dine (1926) -- Appendix: S. S. Van Dine sets down twenty rules for detective stories -- The Roman Hat Mystery / by Ellery Queen (1929) -- Red Harvest / by Dashiell Hammett (1929) -- Little Caesar / by W. R. Burnett -- Appendix: Introduction by W. R. Burnett -- Bibliography
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Summary "A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era...Each of the five novels included is presented in its original published form, with extensive historical and cultural annotations and illustrations..."--Dust jacket flap
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Subject Detective and mystery stories, American -- 20th century
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Electronic books
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Alt Author Klinger, Leslie S., writer of foreword
Penzler, Otto, writer of introduction
Container of (work): Biggers, Earl Derr, 1884-1933. House without a key
Container of (work): Van Dine, S. S. Benson Murder case
Container of (work): Queen, Ellery. Roman Hat mystery
Container of (work): Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Red harvest
Container of (work): Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982. Little Caesar
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