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The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime by Maxim Jakubowski
  

The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime

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This is the must-have annual anthology for every crime fiction fan - the year's top new British short stories selected by leading crime critic Maxim Jakubowski. A bumper collection of British short crime fiction.

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Synopsis

The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime by Maxim Jakubowski

This great annual covers the full range of mystery fiction, from noir and hardboiled crime to ingenious puzzles and amateur sleuthing. This year's volume contains stories by: Peter James, Nick Quantrill, Reginald Hill, Jay Stringer, Liza Cody, L. C. Tyler, Barbara Nadel, Adrian Magson, Val McDermid, Chris Ewan, Kate Horsley, Nicholas Royle, Ian Ayris, John Lawton, Nigel Bird, Zoe Sharp, Robert Barnard, Ann Cleeves, Mark Billingham, Paul Johnston, Amy Myers, Tony Black, Keith McCarthy, Martin Edwards, Ken Bruen, Marilyn Todd, Stuart Neville, Peter Lovesey, R. J. Ellory, Kate Ellis, Christopher Fowler, Michael Z. Lewin, Barry Maitland, Alison Bruce, Phil Lovesey, Matt Hilton, Andrew Taylor, Simon Brett, Brian McGilloway, Col Bury, Gerard Brennan, Christine Poulson and David Hewson.

Reviews

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

'A page-turning compendium of British talent that has captured the imagination of readers around the world.'
Crime Time

About the Author

Maxim Jakubowski

Maxim Jakubowski is a London-based novelist and editor. He was born in the UK and educated in France. Following a career in book publishing, he opened the world-famous Murder One bookshop in London. He now writes full-time. He has two books of erotic photography, as well as many acclaimed crime collections. His novels include It's You That I Want To Kiss, Because She Though She Loved Me and On Tenderness Express, all three recently collected and reprinted in the USA as Skin In Darkness. Other books include Life In The Word of Women, The State of Montana, Kiss Me Sadly and Confessions Of A Romantic Pornographer. In 2006 he published American Casanova, a major erotic novel which he edited and on which fifteen of the top erotic writers in the world have collaborated, and his collected erotic short stories as Fools For Lust. He compiles two annual acclaimed series for the Mammoth list: Best New Erotica and Best British Crime. He is a winner of the Anthony and the Karel Awards, a frequent TV and radio broadcaster, a past crime columnist for the Guardian newspaper and Literary Director of London's Crime Scene Festival.

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Publication date

2nd February 2012

Author

Maxim Jakubowski

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Publisher

Robinson an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
544 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
Short Story Collections
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Crime & mystery
Anthologies (non-poetry)

ISBN

9781780330945

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