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Short reviews of classic mystery novels and stories that are worth reading and re-reading

Classic Mysteries Les Blatt, 2014

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Short reviews of classic mystery novels and stories that are worth reading and re-reading

    "The Measure of Malice," ed. by Martin Edwards

    "The Measure of Malice," ed. by Martin Edwards

    Fourteen short stories about scientific detection, chosen and introduced by British author and crime historian Martin Edwards.

    • 7 min
    "The Death of Mr. Lomas," by Francis Vivian

    "The Death of Mr. Lomas," by Francis Vivian

    Mr. Lomas told the police that he was being poisoned. The Chief Constable thought it was nonsense - until Mr. Lomas's body was discovered the next morning.

    • 5 min
    "The Phantom of the Opera," by Gaston Leroux

    "The Phantom of the Opera," by Gaston Leroux

    Who is the mysterious "Angel of Music" living underneath the Paris Opera House? And what is his terrifying secret?

    • 7 min
    "Fell Murder," by E.C.R. Lorac

    "Fell Murder," by E.C.R. Lorac

    "This crime is conditioned by the place. To understand the one you've got to study the other."

    • 5 min
    "Bodies From the Library 2," ed. by Tony Medawar

    "Bodies From the Library 2," ed. by Tony Medawar

    A collection of very rare short stories from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction by such authors as Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Margery Allingham - and many more.

    • 5 min
    "The Monkey and the Tiger," by Robert Van Gulik

    "The Monkey and the Tiger," by Robert Van Gulik

    Two stories of murder, banditry and treason resolved by Judge Dee in ancient China.

    • 5 min

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