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The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime

by Maxim Jakubowski (Editor)

Other authors: Jack Adrian (Contributor), Catherine Aird (Contributor), Alex Atkinson (Contributor), Marc Blake (Contributor), Nicholas Blincoe (Contributor)33 more, Lawrence Block (Contributor), Hilary Bonner (Contributor), Simon Brett (Contributor), Christopher Brookmyre (Contributor), Sarah Caudwell (Contributor), Mat Coward (Contributor), David Stuart Davies (Contributor), Carol Anne Davis (Contributor), Martin Edwards (Contributor), Ruth Dudley Edwards (Contributor), Jurgen Ehlers (Contributor), Liz Evans (Contributor), Barry Fantoni (Contributor), Peter T. Garratt (Contributor), Kevin Goldstein-Jackson (Contributor), Philip Gooden (Contributor), Peter Guttridge (Composer), HRF Keating (Contributor), Michael Z. Lewin (Contributor), Peter Lovesey (Contributor), Antony Mann (Contributor), Keith Miles (Contributor), Amy Myers (Contributor), Elizabeth Peters (Contributor), Mike Phillips (Contributor), Bill Pronzini (Contributor), Julian Rathbone (Contributor), Mike Ripley (Contributor), Rebecca Tope (Contributor), MJ Trow (Contributor), Mark Twain (Contributor), Donald E. Westlake (Contributor), David Wishart (Contributor)

Series: Mammoth Mystery

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The funny side of the wrong side of the law comes through in this mammoth collection from masters of combined humor and mystery, such as Donald E. Westlake, Peter Lovesey, Terry Pratchett, Ed Gorman, Sarah Caudwell, Bill Pronzini, Mike Ripley, Nicholas Blincoe, Hilary Bonner, Christopher Brookmyre, and many more. Wisecracking safecrackers, accident-prone good guys, and criminal line-up ranging from deadpan to dead stupid all feature in The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime roundup of the most unusual suspects.… (more)
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Jakubowski, MaximEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Adrian, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aird, CatherineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Atkinson, AlexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blake, MarcContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blincoe, NicholasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Block, LawrenceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bonner, HilaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brett, SimonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brookmyre, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caudwell, SarahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coward, MatContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davies, David StuartContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, Carol AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, MartinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, Ruth DudleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ehlers, JurgenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Evans, LizContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fantoni, BarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garratt, Peter T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goldstein-Jackson, KevinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gooden, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Guttridge, PeterComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Keating, HRFContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lewin, Michael Z.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovesey, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mann, AntonyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miles, KeithContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Myers, AmyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peters, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Phillips, MikeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pronzini, BillContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rathbone, JulianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ripley, MikeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tope, RebeccaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Trow, MJContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Twain, MarkContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Westlake, Donald E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The funny side of the wrong side of the law comes through in this mammoth collection from masters of combined humor and mystery, such as Donald E. Westlake, Peter Lovesey, Terry Pratchett, Ed Gorman, Sarah Caudwell, Bill Pronzini, Mike Ripley, Nicholas Blincoe, Hilary Bonner, Christopher Brookmyre, and many more. Wisecracking safecrackers, accident-prone good guys, and criminal line-up ranging from deadpan to dead stupid all feature in The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime roundup of the most unusual suspects.

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Contains:
  • My mother was a bank robber / Nicholas Blincoe
  • Liz Peters, PI / Elizabeth Peters
  • A double-barreled detective story / Mark Twain
  • The Pomeranian poisoning / Peter Lovesey
  • The man who shot Kennedy / Mark Blake
  • Here comes Santa Claus / Bill Pronzini
  • The strange tale of Hector's angel / Mike Phillips
  • Chapter the last / Alex Atkinson
  • The lion of Draksville / Julian Rathbone
  • The absolute and utter impossibility of the facts in the case of the vanishing of Henning Vok / Jack Adrian
  • The great detective / Peter Guttridge
  • Smeltdown / Mike Ripley
  • Taking care of Frank / Antony Mann
  • And the buttocks gleamed by night / Mat Coward
  • The last snow-flake in Texas / Liz Evans
  • A sort of Miss Marple? / H R F Keating
  • The story-bag / Philip Gooden
  • Slaughter in the Strand / Keith Miles
  • The chicken / Jurgen Ehlers
  • The postman only rings when he can be bothered / Peter Guttridge
  • Father Brown in Muncie, Indiana / Ruth Dudley Edwards
  • Tickled to death / Simon Brett
  • The Dettweiler solution / Lawrence Block
  • Big survivor / Peter T Garratt
  • Dr Bud, CA / Michael Z Lewin
  • Malice in Blunderland / Kevin Goldstein-Jackson
  • Driving forces / Carol Anne Davis
  • Hopper and Pink / Barry Fantoni
  • Where do you find your ideas? / Martin Edwards
  • Death by a thousand cuts / Rebecca Tope
  • The trouble and the strife / Catherine Aird
  • Brotherly love / Mike Ripley
  • An acquantance with Mr. Collins
  • Come again? / Donald E Westlake
  • Cry wolf / Hilary Bonner
  • "It's clever, but is it art?" / M J Trow
  • One for the Monet / David Stuart Davies
  • Who killed Pyramus? / Amy Myers
  • The Hampstead vegetable heist / Mat Coward
  • The eleventh labour / David Wishart
  • The stolen white elephant / Mark Twain
  • Bampot Central / Christopher Brookmyre
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