R Austin Freeman Ultimate Mystery Collection 9 Novels 39 Short Stories Including Dr Thorndyke Series Romney Pringle Adventures Other Thriller Classics Illustrated

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026852524
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R Austin Freeman Ultimate Mystery Collection 9 Novels 39 Short Stories Including Dr Thorndyke Series Romney Pringle Adventures Other Thriller Classics Illustrated from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This carefully crafted ebook: “R. AUSTIN FREEMAN - Ultimate Mystery Collection: 9 Novels & 39 Short Stories, including Dr. Thorndyke Series, Romney Pringle Adventures & Other Thriller Classics (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Richard Austin Freeman (1862-1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. Many of the Dr. Thorndyke stories involve genuine, but often quite arcane, points of scientific knowledge, from areas such as tropical medicine, metallurgy and toxicology. Table of Contents: Introduction: Short Biography Dr. Thorndyke Series: Novels The Red Thumb Mark The Eye of Osiris The Mystery of 31 New Inn A Silent Witness Helen Vardon's Confession Short Stories Percival Bland’s Proxy The Missing Mortgagee The Man with the Nailed Shoes The Stranger's Latchkey The Anthropologist at Large The Blue Sequin The Moabite Cipher The Mandarin's Pearl The Aluminium Dagger A Message from the Deep Sea The Case of Oscar Brodski A Case of Premeditation The Echo of a Mutiny A Wastrel's Romance The Old Lag Other Novels: The Golden Pool The Unwilling Adventurer The Uttermost Farthing The Exploits of Danby Croker Other Short Stories: By the Black Deep The Adventures of Romney Pringle The Assyrian Rejuvenator The Foreign Office Despatch The Chicago Heiress The Lizard's Scale The Paste Diamonds The Kailyard Novel The Further Adventures of Romney Pringle The Submarine Boat The Kimblerley Fugitive The Silkworms of Florence The Box of Specie The Silver Ingots The House of Detention From a Surgeon’s Diary The Adventure at Heath Crest How I Acted for and Invalid Doctor How I Attended a Nervous Patient How I Met a Very Ignorant Practitioner How I Cured a Hopeless Paralytic How I Helped to Lay a Ghost The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories The Great Portrait Mystery The Bronze Parrot Powder Blue and Hawthorn The Attorney's Conscience The Luck of Barnabas Mudge

The Great Portrait Mystery

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755143752
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The Great Portrait Mystery from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. The National Portrait Gallery is the opening setting for this mystery of theft and fraud. A painter copies diligently from a watercolour one morning when an enigmatic musician appears and causes mayhem. The copyist replaces a masterpiece and makes an infamous escape. Who are the mysterious musician and copyist?

The Complete Adventures Of Romney Pringle

Author: R. Austin Freeman
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ISBN: 9781616460907
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The Complete Adventures Of Romney Pringle from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. Romney Pringle, poor literary agent and avid cyclist, is in truth a conman of the highest caliber. The complete twelve stories are included in this volume. This criminal rogue is a well-deserved member of "Queen's Quorum" of influential and important mystery and crime stories.

Blood Is Thicker

Author: Paul Langan
Publisher: Townsend Press
ISBN: 1591940168
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Blood Is Thicker from the Author: Paul Langan. Hakeem has a hard time adjusting when, due to his father's sickness, Hakeem and his family must move in with his uncle in distant Detroit, especially when he has to share his room with his moody cousin Savon.

Last Essays

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521190592
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Last Essays from the Author: Joseph Conrad. This edition of Last Essays, established through modern textual scholarship, presents Conrad's Congo notebooks and his essays, prefaces, reviews and other occasional writings in a form more authoritative than any so far printed.

The Cambridge Companion To Crime Fiction

Author: Martin Priestman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521008716
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The Cambridge Companion To Crime Fiction from the Author: Martin Priestman. This Companion covers British and American crime fiction from the eighteenth century to the end of the twentieth. As well as discussing the 'detective' fiction of writers like Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, it considers other kinds of fiction where crime plays a substantial part, such as the thriller and spy fiction. It also includes chapters on the treatment of crime in the eighteenth-century literature, French and Victorian fiction, women and black detectives, crime on film and TV, police fiction and postmodernist uses of the detective form.

The Paypal Wars

Author: Eric M. Jackson
Publisher: World Ahead Publishing
ISBN: 0974670103
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The Paypal Wars from the Author: Eric M. Jackson. When PayPal launched its online payment service and set out to overhaul global currency markets it successfully weathered the dot-com bust and a fierce competitive struggle with the auction giant eBay. But hordes of government regulators, trial lawyers, and organized crime rings soon targeted PayPal for destruction, turning its quest to make Internet history into a desperate struggle for survival.

Disney Movie Posters

Author: Kevin Luperchio
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 9781423199014
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Disney Movie Posters from the Author: Kevin Luperchio. Anyone who has ever seen a Disney movie knows that the iconic images are beautifully conveyed via the magnificent posters. The tone of the movie and the full range of emotions we experience in seeing the film are often captured in a single poster. After having seen and experienced a wonderful Disney motion picture, the mere sight of the poster can bring back the feelings of having taken the journey by watiching the film. Disney Movie Posters is a tribute to those posters, which tell the story both before and after we see the movie. Disney Movie Posters have been an important part of the motion picture process since Disney began making motion pictures. Not only are they eye-catching pieces of artwork, they are also designed to entice the movie-going audience. From Steamboat Willie, to Frozen and countless movies in between, Disney Movie Posters have been an important part of the films themselves. Disney shorts, animated movies, live action movies and Pixar movies can be remembered and honored by the posters that so efficently capture the magic of the film.

New Critical Approaches To The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway

Author: Jackson J. Benson
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822310679
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New Critical Approaches To The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway from the Author: Jackson J. Benson. DIVWith an Overview by Paul Smith and a Checklist to Hemingway Criticism, 1975–1990 New Critical Approaches to the Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway is an all-new sequel to Benson’s highly acclaimed 1975 book, which provided the first comprehensive anthology of criticism of Ernest Hemingway’s masterful short stories. Since that time the availability of Hemingway’s papers, coupled with new critical and theoretical approaches, has enlivened and enlarged the field of American literary studies. This companion volume reflects current scholarship and draws together essays that were either published during the past decade or written for this collection. The contributors interpret a variety of individual stories from a number of different critical points of view—from a Lacanian reading of Hemingway’s “After the Storm” to a semiotic analysis of “A Very Short Story” to an historical-biographical analysis of “Old Man at the Bridge.” In identifying the short story as one of Hemingway’s principal thematic and technical tools, this volume reaffirms a focus on the short story as Hemingway’s best work. An overview essay covers Hemingway criticism published since the last volume, and the bibliographical checklist to Hemingway short fiction criticism, which covers 1975 to mid-1989, has doubled in size. Contributors. Debra A. Moddelmog, Ben Stotzfus, Robert Scholes, Hubert Zapf, Susan F. Beegel, Nina Baym, William Braasch Watson, Kenneth Lynn, Gerry Brenner, Steven K. Hoffman, E. R. Hagemann, Robert W. Lewis, Wayne Kvam, George Monteiro, Scott Donaldson, Bernard Oldsey, Warren Bennett, Kenneth G. Johnston, Richard McCann, Robert P. Weeks, Amberys R. Whittle, Pamela Smiley, Jeffrey Meyers, Robert E. Fleming, David R. Johnson, Howard L. Hannum, Larry Edgerton, William Adair, Alice Hall Petry, Lawrence H. Martin Jr., Paul Smith/div

A Potion To Die For

Author: Heather Blake
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101593636
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A Potion To Die For from the Author: Heather Blake. TROUBLE IS BREWING… As the owner of Little Shop of Potions, a magic potion shop specializing in love potions, Carly Bell Hartwell finds her product more in demand than ever. A local soothsayer has predicted that a couple in town will soon divorce—and now it seems every married person in Hitching Post, Alabama, wants a little extra matrimonial magic to make sure they stay hitched. But when Carly finds a dead man in her shop, clutching one of her potion bottles, she goes from most popular potion person to public enemy number one. In no time the murder investigation becomes a witch hunt—literally! Now Carly is going to need to brew up some serious sleuthing skills to clear her name and find the real killer—before the whole town becomes convinced her potions really are to die for!