Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies

Book - 2018 | First US trade paperback edition
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Today translated crime fiction is in vogue-- but this was not always the case. A century before Scandi noir, writers across Europe and beyond were publishing detective stories of high quality. Often these did not appear in English and they have been known only by a small number of experts. This is the first ever collection of classic crime in translation from the golden age of the genre in the 20th century. Many of these stories are exceptionally rare, and several have been translated for the first time to appear in this volume.
Contents: Introduction / Martin Edwards
Swedish match / Anton Chekhov
Sensible course of action / Palle Rosenkrantz
Strange tracks / Balduin Groller
Kennel / Maurice Level
Footprints in the snow / Maurice Leblanc
Return of Lord Kingwood / Ivans
Stage box murder / Paul Rosenhayn
Spider / Koga Saburo
Venom of the tarantula / Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay
Murder a la carte / Jean-Toussaint Samat
Cold night's clearing / Keikichi Osaka
Mystery of the green room / Pierre Very
Kippers / John Flanders
Lipstick and the teacup / Havank
Puzzle of the broken watch / Maria Elvira Bermudez
Publisher: Scottsdale, Arizona : Poisoned Pen Press, 2018
Edition: First US trade paperback edition
Branch Call Number: 808.83872 F PBK
Characteristics: 252 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781464209109
1464209103

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