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The dead witness, a connoisseur's collection of Victorian detective stories, edited by Michael Sims

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The dead witness, a connoisseur's collection of Victorian detective stories, edited by Michael Sims
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
The dead witness
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
727704130
Responsibility statement
edited by Michael Sims
Sub title
a connoisseur's collection of Victorian detective stories
Summary
"A scintillating new collection of the best Victorian detective stories--as suspenseful and entertaining as anything written today!"--P. [4] of cover
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Prophets looking backward / by Michael Sims -- The secret cell / by William E. Burton -- The murders in the Rue Morgue / by Edgar Allan Poe -- On duty with Inspector Field / by Charles Dickens -- The diary of Anne Rodway / by Wilkie Collins -- You are not human, Monsieur d'Artagnan / by Alexandre Dumas -- Arrested on suspicion / by Andrew Forrester Jr. -- The dead witness; or, The bush waterhole / by W. W. (Mary Fortune) -- The mysterious human leg / by James McGovan (William Crawford Honeyman) -- The little old man of Batignolles / by Émile Gaboriau -- The science of deduction / by Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Whitechapel mystery / by Anonymous -- The assassin's natal autograph / by Mark Twain -- The murder at Troyte's Hill / by C. L. Pirkis -- The Haverstock Hill murder / by George R. Sims -- The stolen cigar-case / by Bret Harte -- The absent-minded coterie / by Robert Barr -- The hammer of God / by G. K. Chesterton -- The angel of the lord / by Melville Davisson Post -- The crime at Big Tree Portage / by Hesketh Prichard -- The tragedy at Brookbend Cottage / by Ernest Bramah -- The case of Padages Palmer / by Harvey O'Higgins -- An intangible clue / by Anna Katharine Green
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