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  • The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
  • The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
  • The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
  • The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia
  • The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories, Craig, Patricia

Author Name    Craig, Patricia

Title   The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   fine Jacket

Edition   First

Publisher    Oxford University Press 1990

ISBN Number    0192141872 / 9780192141873

Seller ID   027710

As new condition hardcover book in clean dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering and border on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 554 pages with biographical notes. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fine collection of 33 stories showing the scope, vigour, and enduring fascination of the detective story, as well as indicating its importance as a barometer of social attitudes and literary practices. It gathers together a wide range of stories, many unfamiliar, by writers including Julian Symons, Michael Gilbert, P.D.James, andRuth Rendell (but also by such notables as A. Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton), which are among the very best examples of English Detective writing of the twentieth century - the cream of the crime!

Price = 20.00 USD




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