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The FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CRIME CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library of classic crime and mystery thrillers. Each stunning unabridged edition features deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The hugely popular consulting detective Sherlock Holmes inspired a number of late nineteenth century fictional detectives, with Arthur Morrison's Martin Hewitt one of the most successful. Well-presented and cheerful, this shrewd PI well befits his place among the greatest sleuths in literature. Gathered here are twelve of his adventures, including 'The Lenton Croft Robberies' and 'The Case of the Dixon Torpedo', showing the charming protagonist at work with his loyal sidekick, Brett. A specially commissioned biography of the author and a glossary of Victorian and Literary terms make this new edition essential for all classic crime fans!
|Publication date:||15th March 2020|
|Author:||Arthur Morrison, Judith John, Rosemary Herbert|
|Publisher:||Flame Tree Publishing|
|Categories:||Classic crime, Short stories,|
Rosemary Herbert (Biography) is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Crime & Mystery Writing and author of Front Page Teaser: A Liz Higgins Mystery. A former Harvard University reference librarian, and a longtime journalist and literary critic, her books also include Whodunnit? A Who's Who in Crime & Mystery Writing, Murder on Deck! Shipboard & Shoreline Mystery Stories, and Twelve American Crime Stories. She co-edited, with Tony Hillerman, The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories and A New Omnibus of Crime. After residing on a Maine island, she now lives in America's heartland, where she pursues writing and ceramic arts. Judith ...More About Arthur Morrison, Judith John, Rosemary Herbert