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5 edition of Detective Short Stories - August 1937 found in the catalog.

Detective Short Stories - August 1937

by Donald Barr Chidsey

  • 24 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Adventure House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction / Men"s Adventure,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12495108M
    ISBN 10159798115X
    ISBN 109781597981156
    OCLC/WorldCa154696913

      The Dexter book series and TV adaptation is an example of this type of detective story. Each of these subgenres may have some of the following common detective fiction elements: Red herrings: Suspects, clues or turns of events the author creates suspicion around that turn out to be distractions from the truth. The Luminist Archives a.k.a. is a free, non-commercial project with the goal of preserving selected paper-based cultural artifacts for future generations of readers, in the form of cover images in JPG format, and, where available, complete cover-to-cover scans in PDF format.

    "Tommy-Gun Wedding" (April , Detective Short Stories) "Death Picks the Unknown Blonde" (June , Detective Story Magazine) "The Countess and the Killer" (July , Private Detective Stories) "Lady Killer" (August , Detective Story; Matt Keogh) "The Frankie and Johnny Murder" (September , Private Detective Stories).   The text right under the title on the cover of this edition of The Maltese Falcon, for example, features the only sexually scandalous scene of the book, as if it were the single most crucial moment of the entire story: “Sam Spade searched each article of the girl’s clothing.” Pocket Books.

      The new Detective August Miller series includes three suspenseful short stories with gripping twists and unexpected outcomes. More The Elephant Bowl, Detective August Miller finds herself in a heart stopping moment from an investigation that was closed over a decade ago.   "Detective Comics" #1 debuted in March , giving the company that would become DC Comics its name, and introducing Batman to the world in Issue # It remained in continuous publication until September when DC relaunched it for the first time as part of the New With the release of "Detective Comics" #, DC Comics reinstated the long running series' classic numbering.


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