Bodies from the Library 6 by Tony Medawar

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Title: Bodies from the Library 6
Author: Tony Medawar
Year: N/A

Twenty classic authors from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction are brought together in the latest "Bodies from the Library" anthology series of previously unpublished and uncollected stories of crime and suspense. The end of the First World War saw the rise of an insatiable public appetite for clever and thrilling mystery fiction and a new kind of hero – the modern crime writer. As the genre soared in popularity, so did the inventiveness of its best authors, ushering in a "Golden Age" of detective fiction – two decades of exemplary mystery writing: the era of the whodunit, the impossible crime and the locked-room mystery, with stories that have thrilled and baffled generations of readers. The Golden Age still casts a long shadow, with many of the authors who were published at that time still hugely popular today. Aside from novels, they all wrote short fiction – stories, serials and plays – and although many have been rlished in books over the last 100 years, Bodies from the…


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