9780307743961-0307743969-The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)

The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)

ISBN-13: 9780307743961
ISBN-10: 0307743969
Edition: First Edition
Author: Penzler, Otto
Publication date: 2014
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Format: Paperback 960 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780307743961
ISBN-10: 0307743969
Edition: First Edition
Author: Penzler, Otto
Publication date: 2014
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Format: Paperback 960 pages

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Acknowledged authors Penzler, Otto wrote The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original) comprising 960 pages back in 2014. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0307743969 and 9780307743961. Since then The Black Lizard Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 3.81 or rent at the marketplace.

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The Most Complete Collection of Impossible Crime Stories Ever Assembled, with puzzling mysteries by Stephen King, Dashiell Hammett, Lawrence Block, Agatha Christie, Georges Simenon, Dorothy L. Sayers, P. G. Wodehouse, Erle Stanley Gardner, and many, many more

THE BLACK LIZARD BIG BOOK OF LOCKED-ROOM MYSTERIES: An empty desert, a lonely ski slope, a gentleman’s study, an elevator car—nowhere is a crime completely impossible.

Edgar Award–winning editor Otto Penzler has collected sixty-eight of the all-time best impossible-crime stories from almost two hundred years of the genre. In addition to the many classic examples of the form—a case of murder in a locked room or otherwise inaccessible place, solved by a brilliant sleuth—this collection expands the definition of the locked room to include tales of unbelievable thefts and incredible disappearances. Among these pages you’ll find stories with evocative titles like “The Flying Death”, “The Man From Nowhere”, “A Terribly Strange Bed”, and “The Theft of the Bermuda Penny”, not to mention appearances by some of the cleverest characters in all of crime, including Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Georges Simenon’s Jules Maigret, Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, Dashiell Hammett’s Continental Op, and many more.

Featuring
• Unconventional means of murder
• Pilfered jewels
• Shocking solutions

Includes
• Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, the first detective story and the first locked-room mystery
• Masters of the short story form: Edward D. Hoch, Ellery Queen, Carter Dickson, and Stanley Ellin

A VINTAGE CRIME/BLACK LIZARD ORIGINAL
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