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Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime

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Two stories from this collection (Served Cold by Zoë Sharp and Mother's Milk by Chris Simms) are shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger 2009. You may read both of them by downloading the extract.

A collection of 35 short stories brought together by an expert in the field, and also one of Lovereading’s ‘Expert Voices’, Maxim Jakubowski. Plenty for the crime buff to get their teeth in to and perfect for trying out that new crime author you haven’t tried yet!

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Synopsis

Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime by

35 new short stories from the UK's premier crime writers. Leading crime critic Maxim Jakubowski presents this year’s must-have collection of British mystery fiction.

This latest volume of the acclaimed annual collection presents 35 short stories of murder mystery, selected from the very cream of new British crime fiction.

Contributors include John Mortimer, Alexander McCall Smith, Colin Dexter, Christopher Fowler, Robert Barnard, Anne Perry, Peter Lovesey, Ken Bruen, and many more.

It’s ideal for anyone who has ever enjoyed a good murder-mystery. A page-turning compendium of British talent to capture the imagination of readers around the world.

Reviews

"Jakubowski is the doyen of British crime-fiction editors, and any collection edited by him is assured of quality" Good Book Guide

"A veritable roll-call of crime-writing excellence." The Times

"An essential read for all crime fans." Publishing News

"Like their protagonists, these stories are precise and calculating." Daily Telegraph

About the Author

Maxim Jakubowski is the editor of The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper, The Mammoth Book of Vintage Whodunnits, and the bestselling Mammoth Book of Erotica series, now into its seventh volume. A columnist for the Guardian, novelist and broadcaster, he lives in London where he owns the world-famous Murder One bookshop.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th March 2009

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Publisher

Constable And Robinson

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites

Crime & mystery
Short stories
Anthologies (non-poetry)

ISBN

9781845299255

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