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By Erik Tonning (editor)

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9781474281058 | Critical edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 16, 2017), cover price $172.00

By David Schmid (editor)

Hardcover:

9781501316289 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00

Paperback:

9781501316296 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $37.95

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Product Description: While crime fiction is one of the most widespread of all literary genres, this is the first book to treat it in its full global is the first book to treat crime fiction in its full global and plurilingual dimensions, taking the genre seriously as a participant in the international sphere of world literature...read more

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9781501319327 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: While crime fiction is one of the most widespread of all literary genres, this is the first book to treat it in its full global is the first book to treat crime fiction in its full global and plurilingual dimensions, taking the genre seriously as a participant in the international sphere of world literature.

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9781501319334 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: While crime fiction is one of the most widespread of all literary genres, this is the first book to treat it in its full global is the first book to treat crime fiction in its full global and plurilingual dimensions, taking the genre seriously as a participant in the international sphere of world literature.

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By Anthony Rizzuto (editor)

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9780804168885 | Annotated edition (Vintage Books, May 9, 2017), cover price $17.00

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9781472911308 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, September 8, 2015, cover price $27.00
9781472911315 | Bloomsbury Sigma, September 8, 2015, cover price $27.00

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9781472911322 | Bloomsbury Sigma, November 29, 2016, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: The conflation of the hard-boiled style and war experience has influenced many contemporary crime writers, particularly in the traumatic aftermath of the Vietnam War. Yet, earlier writers in the genre, such as Raymond Chandler, remain overlooked when it comes to examining how their war experience affected their writing...read more

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9781496808646 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, November 1, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The conflation of the hard-boiled style and war experience has influenced many contemporary crime writers, particularly in the traumatic aftermath of the Vietnam War.

By Elizabeth Foxwell (editor)

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9780786471874 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2016, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: All major living writers, new and established, are covered and the characteristics of their different styles of writing are considered. The writers are also mapped across all regions of England as well as Scotland, Wales and Ireland...read more

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9781843446408 | Old Castle, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: All major living writers, new and established, are covered and the characteristics of their different styles of writing are considered.

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Product Description: With its bleak urban environments, psychologically compelling heroes and socially engaged plots, Scandinavian crime writing has captured the imaginations of a global audience in the 21st century. Exploring the genre's key themes, international impact and socio-political contexts, Scandinavian Crime Fiction guides readers through such key texts as Sjöwall and Wahlöö's Novel of a Crime, Gunnar Staalesen's Varg Veum series, Peter Høeg's Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow, Henning Mankell's Wallander books, Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy and TV series such as The Killing...read more
By Katy Shaw (editor)

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9781472522757 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: With its bleak urban environments, psychologically compelling heroes and socially engaged plots, Scandinavian crime writing has captured the imaginations of a global audience in the 21st century.

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9781472527745 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: With its bleak urban environments, psychologically compelling heroes and socially engaged plots, Scandinavian crime writing has captured the imaginations of a global audience in the 21st century.

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Product Description: You know Arthur Conan Doyle as the stereotypically 'Victorian' author of the Sherlock Holmes stories which, on the lavishly-illustrated pages of the Strand Magazine, captivated and defined the late nineteenth-century marketplace for popular fiction and magazine publishing...read more

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9781474406758 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: You know Arthur Conan Doyle as the stereotypically 'Victorian' author of the Sherlock Holmes stories which, on the lavishly-illustrated pages of the Strand Magazine, captivated and defined the late nineteenth-century marketplace for popular fiction and magazine publishing.

Product Description: Peter Swirski looks at American crime fiction as an artform that expresses and reflects the social and aesthetic values of its authors and readers. As such he documents the manifold ways in which such authorship and readership are a matter of informed literary choice and not of cultural brainwashing or declining literary standards...read more

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9783319301075 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 24, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Peter Swirski looks at American crime fiction as an artform that expresses and reflects the social and aesthetic values of its authors and readers.

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Product Description: One of the most popular and widely known characters in all of fiction, Sherlock Holmes has an enduring appeal based largely on his uncanny ability to make the most remarkable deductions from the most mundane facts. The very first words that Sherlock Holmes ever says to Dr...read more
By Bruce Reizen (narrator)

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9781522670551 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: One of the most popular and widely known characters in all of fiction, Sherlock Holmes has an enduring appeal based largely on his uncanny ability to make the most remarkable deductions from the most mundane facts.

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Product Description: “Fascinating.” — Boston Globe “Entertaining.” — Globe and Mail “Impressive.” — Washington Post“For all who enjoy the company of Sherlock Holmes, in any of his many forms, reading Dundas’s book will be hours well spent...read more

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9780544214040 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, June 2, 2015), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A wickedly smart and rollicking journey through the birth, life, and afterlives of popular culture's most beloved sleuthToday he is the inspiration for fiction adaptations, blockbuster movies, hit television shows, raucous Twitter banter, and thriving subcultures.
9780379214062, titled "World Encyclopedia of Peace" | 2 edition (Oceana Pubns, July 1, 2000), cover price $68.75 | also contains World Encyclopedia of Peace

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9780544705210 | Mariner Books, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Fascinating.

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Product Description: Conan Doyle’s name is synonymous with The Strand magazine, chiefly because of the Sherlock Holmes stories but also due to many of his other contributions, such as the Professor Challenger stories, his articles on spiritualism and fairies, and his coverage of the major battles of World War I...read more

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9780712309844 | British Library Board, June 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Conan Doyle’s name is synonymous with The Strand magazine, chiefly because of the Sherlock Holmes stories but also due to many of his other contributions, such as the Professor Challenger stories, his articles on spiritualism and fairies, and his coverage of the major battles of World War I.

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Product Description: The fifteenth Inspector Thanet novel. Dorothy Simpson is considered one of the best 'cosy' English crime writers.

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9781501153730 | Reprint edition (Scribner, May 21, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The fifteenth Inspector Thanet novel.
9780373263790 | Worldwide Library, March 1, 2001, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Inspector Luke Thanet and Detective Sergeant Mike Lineham unravel the intricate events leading up to the drowning of Victoria Mintar, the scandalous wife of a renowned barrister, in a garden well.
9780751525250 | New edition (Gardners Books, April 6, 2000), cover price $10.65 | About this edition: High summer, and Virginia Mintar, wife of a prominent QC, wanders away from a garden party to cool down in the pool.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754003861 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, November 1, 1999), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: When a politician's wife is murdered, Inspector Thanet investigates the many people who would benefit from her death.

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Product Description: When Agatha Christie died in 1976, she was the bestselling mystery writer in history. This collection of new essays brings fresh perspectives to Christie scholarship with new readings and discussions of little-known aspects of her life, career and legacy...read more
By J. C. Bernthal (editor)

Paperback:

9781476663135 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 17, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When Agatha Christie died in 1976, she was the bestselling mystery writer in history.

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Product Description: Why has crime fiction become a global genre? How do writers use crime fiction to reflect upon the changing nature of crime and policing in our contemporary world? This book argues that the globalization of crime fiction should not be celebrated uncritically...read more
By David Schmid (editor)

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9781137425720 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 15, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Why has crime fiction become a global genre?

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Product Description: A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 yearsIn 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook...read more

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9780807039380 | Beacon Pr, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 yearsIn 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department.

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Product Description: Hanney, an expatriated Scot, returns from a long stay in South Africa to his flat in London. One night he is buttonholed by an American who appears to know of an anarchist plot to destabilise Europe, and claims to be in fear for his life...read more

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9781905716449 | Pan Macmillan, September 1, 2008, cover price $13.50
9781437826593 | Indypublish.Com, June 30, 2008, cover price $50.99 | About this edition: Why buy our paperbacks?
9781421823935 | 1st World Library, November 30, 2006, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: I returned from the City about three o'clock on that May afternoon pretty well disgusted with life.
9781404334564 | Indypublish.Com, December 1, 2002, cover price $92.99
9781592249695 | Wildside Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Richard Hannay certainly didn't go looking for the mystery.
10 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9781523864812 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 4, 2016, cover price $6.00
9781522943204 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 27, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: John Buchan was a Scottish author and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada.
9781522803416, titled "The Thirty-nine Steps." | Createspace Independent Pub, December 17, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan.
9781519240002 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 11, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Description Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.
9781517791841 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 12, 2015, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: The Thirty-Nine Steps is a fast-paced adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan.
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CD/Spoken Word:

9781609987138 | Blackstone Audio Inc, August 14, 2012, cover price $19.95
9781860150630, titled "The Thirty Nine Steps" | Unabridged edition (Assembled Stories, May 30, 2007), cover price $51.95 | About this edition: A classic tale of wartime espionage, to be broadcast this spring on PBS

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786106899 | Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 1997, cover price $23.95
9780898456271 | Caedmon Audio Cassette, September 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Book by Buchan, John
9780816197576, titled "Thirty-Nine Steps" | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, June 1, 1985), cover price $34.95
9780745158129, titled "Thirty-Nine Steps" | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, April 1, 1983), cover price $39.95

Prebinding:

9780613063333 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.35 | About this edition: Richard Hannay enters the Secret Service accidentally after he finds a murdered neighbor in his apartment

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Product Description: This book provides an original and compelling analysis of the ways in which British women’s golden age crime narratives negotiate the conflicting social and cultural forces that influenced depictions of gender in popular culture in the 1920s until the late 1940s...read more

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9781137536655 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 18, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book provides an original and compelling analysis of the ways in which British women’s golden age crime narratives negotiate the conflicting social and cultural forces that influenced depictions of gender in popular culture in the 1920s until the late 1940s.

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Product Description: This book explores why crime fiction so often alludes to Shakespeare. It ranges widely over a variety of authors including classic golden age crime writers such as the four ‘queens of crime’ (Allingham, Christie, Marsh, Sayers), Nicholas Blake and Edmund Crispin, as well as more recent authors such as Reginald Hill, Kate Atkinson and Val McDermid...read more

Hardcover:

9781137538741 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 23, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book explores why crime fiction so often alludes to Shakespeare.

Paperback:

9781349711598 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 19, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book explores why crime fiction so often alludes to Shakespeare.

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Product Description: The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting. All of Agatha Christie's 66 detective novels are covered here in great detail. Each chapter begins with general comments on a novel's geographical and historical setting, identifying current events, fashions, fads and popular interests that relate to the story...read more

Hardcover:

9780786439140, titled "The Detective Novels Of Agatha Christie: A Reader's Guide" | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 30, 2008, cover price $39.95

Paperback:

9781476665955, titled "The Detective Novels of Agatha Christie: A Reader's Guide" | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The most popular mystery writer of all time concocted a rich recipe of intrigue, character, and setting.

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Product Description: Cyriel Buysse, né à Nevele le 20 septembre 1859 et mort à Afsnee 25 juillet 1932, est un écrivain naturaliste belge d'expression néerlandaise. Il a également écrit sous les pseudonymes suivants : Louis Bonheyden, Prosper Van Hove et Robert Palmer.

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9781530764396 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 29, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Cyriel Buysse, né à Nevele le 20 septembre 1859 et mort à Afsnee 25 juillet 1932, est un écrivain naturaliste belge d'expression néerlandaise.

Paperback:

9781530336418 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 3, 2016, cover price $7.95

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