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14 Great Detective Stories by Howard…

14 Great Detective Stories

by Howard Haycraft (Editor)

Other authors: H. C. Bailey (Contributor), E. C. Bentley (Contributor), G. K. Chesterton (Contributor), Agatha Christie (Contributor), Carter Dickson (Contributor)9 more, Arthur Conan Doyle (Contributor), R. Austin Freeman (Contributor), Jacques Futrelle (Contributor), Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor), Melville Davisson Post (Contributor), Ellery Queen (Contributor), Dorothy L. Sayers (Contributor), Rex Stout (Contributor), Cornell Woolrich (Contributor)

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The Purloined Letter by E. A. Poe (); The Red-Headed League by A. C. Doyle (); The Blue Cross by G. K. Chesterton (); The Stanway Cameo Mystery by Arthur Morrison (); The Case of Oscar Brodsk1 by R. Austin Freeman (); The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage by Ernest Bramah (); In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis (); The Age of Miracles by Melville Davisson Post (); The Absent-Minded Coterie by Robert Barr (); The Fenchurch Street Mystery by Baroness Orczy (); The Problem of Cell 13 by Jacques Futrelle (); The One Best BEt by Samuel Hopkins Adams (); The Private Bank Puzzle by Edwin Balmer & William MacHarg (); One Hundred in teh Dark by Owen Johnson ();
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Haycraft, HowardEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, H. C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bentley, E. C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chesterton, G. K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Christie, AgathaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dickson, CarterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Doyle, Arthur ConanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Freeman, R. AustinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Futrelle, JacquesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poe, Edgar AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Post, Melville DavissonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Queen, ElleryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sayers, Dorothy L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stout, RexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Woolrich, CornellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A 1949 revision of the same title edited by Vincent Starrett in 1928. The list of stories is not the same.
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The purloined letter, by E.A. Poe.--The red-headed league, by A.C. Doyle.--The problem of cell 13, by Jacques Futrelle.--The case of Oscar Brodski, by R.A. Freeman.--The blue cross, by G.K. Chesterton.--The age of miracles, by M.D. Post.--The little mystery, by E.C. Bentley.--The third-floor flat, by Agatha Christie.--The yellow slugs, by H.C. Bailey.--The bone of contention, by D.L. Sayers.--The adventure of the African traveler, by Ellery Queen.--Instead of evidence, by Rex Stout.--The house in Goblin Wood, by Carter Dickson.--The dancing detective, by Cornell Woolrich.
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