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The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards

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The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story
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The golden age of murder
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the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story
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Martin Edwards
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eng
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"A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new light on unsolved murders whilst hiding clues to their authors' darkest secrets."--Publisher's description
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Title
The golden age of murder
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Summary
Looks at how the authors in the Detection Club, which came to include such personalities as Agatha Christie, G.K. Chesterton, and Dorothy Sayers, changed the way mystery novels were conceived and written in 1920s and 1930s Britain
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Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, 2015.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Critical/Biographical, 2016.
  • Macavity Award for Best Critical/Biographical, 2016.
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10423993
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YDXCP
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823.087209
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Martin Edwards
The golden age of murder : the mystery of the writers who invented the modern detective story, Martin Edwards
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [449]-457) and index
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ocn889165831
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
xxiv, 481 pages
Isbn
9780008105969
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illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889165831

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