The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction

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The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction

By Mike Ashley (Editor)

Running Press Book Publishers, Paperback, 9780762442676, 467pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2011

Ever since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle delighted readers with the fictional genius detective, Sherlock Holmes, crime fiction has been plumbed by mystery writers everywhere. This volume of 12 stories spans crime from the Bronze Age to World War II, and will appeal to the current readers of "The Mammoth Book of New Sherlock Holmes Adventures" and "Best British Mysteries.

About the Author
Mike Ashley is a renowned expert in the world of science fiction and fantasy literature. He received the Science Fiction Research Association s Pilgrim Award in 2002 for lifetime achievement in science fiction research. He has written many books, including "A Brief History of King Arthur" (Robinson, 2010); "Taking Liberties" (British Library, 2008); "Gateways to Forever" (Liverpool University Press, 2007); "The Age of Storytellers" (British Library, 2006); "Transformations "(Liverpool University Press, 2005); and "Starlight Man: The Extraordinary Story of Algernon Blackwood" (Constable, 2001).