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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; [introduction by Otto Penzler]
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018.
Edition
First Pegasus Books edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Crime fiction of the 1920s
ISBN
1681778610, 9781681778617
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..." --
Contents
  • Introduction / by Otto Penzler
  • Foreword / by Leslie S. Klinger
  • A note on the texts
  • House without a key / by Earl Derr Biggers (1925)
  • Appendix: House without a key on film
  • Benson murder case / by S.S. Van Dine (1926)
  • Appendix: S.S. Van Dine sets down twenty rules for detective stories
  • 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.
Description
xxvi, 1126 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Notes
  • "Annotated"--Book jacket.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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