A New Omnibus of Crime
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New Omnibus of Crime by Tony Hillerman
Book DescriptionThis new collection will pick up where Dorothy L. Sayers' The Omnibus of Crime (1929) left off - "in the heart of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction" - bringing together monumental, entertaining works of mystery short fiction from the early 1930s to the present, from the inter-war years of the twentieth century to first years of the twenty-first century. Herbert will introduce each story, placing the selection in the context of the author and the genre's literary history. Emphasis will be placed upon representing the most exciting styles and voices in the genre rather than a slavish servitude to a decade-by-decade approach. Stories on the short list include Norman Mailer "The Killer", P.D. James "Great Aunt Allie's Fly Papers" or "The Victim", Sue Grafton "The Parker Shotgun", Frankie Y. Bailey "Since You Went Away", John Cheever "Montraldo", Paul Theroux "The Johore Murders", Tony Hillerman "First Lead Gasser", David Winser "The Boat Race Murder", James M. Cain "Cigarette Girl", Dorothy L. Sayers "The Necklace of Pearls", Linda Barnes "Lucky Penny", Cornell Woolrich "Death at the Burlesque", Raymond Chandler "Red Wind", Dennis Lehane "Running Out of Dog", and James Crumley "Hot Springs".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195182149
(211mm x 142mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tony Hillerman
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Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police investigate a series of murders when an anthropologist working at an Anasazi ruin goes missing and two corpses are found on an ancient burial ground.
Dark Wind, Paperback / softback (October 2011)View all books by Tony Hillerman
After Sgt. Jim Chee discovers the body of a Navajo man with horribly flayed feet and hands, a number of apparently unrelated events leads him along a path of confusion. Was Chee being duped in a magician's elaborate sleight of hand?
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Author Biography - Tony Hillerman
Tony Hillerman was a widely celebrated writer of mystery novels and former president of the Mystery Writers of America. Rosemary Herbert has reviewed crime writing widely and she is the editor of numerous crime fiction anthologies as well as The Oxford Companion to Crime & Mystery Writing.
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