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Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s / edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; introduction by Otto Penzler.

Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s / edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; introduction by Otto Penzler.
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ISBN 9781681778617 (hardback)
Title Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s / edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; introduction by Otto Penzler.
Edition First Pegasus Books edition.
Publisher/Date New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018.
©2018
Pagination etc. xxvi, 1126 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm
Contents note "Annotated"--Book jacket.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents note Introduction / by Otto Penzler -- Foreword / by Leslie S. Klinger -- A note on the texts -- The house without a key / by Earl Derr Biggers (1925) -- Appendix: The House without a Key on film -- The Benson Murder Case / by S. S. Van Dine (1926) -- Appendix: S. S. Van Dine sets down twenty rules for detective stories -- The Roman Hat Mystery / by Ellery Queen (1929) -- Red Harvest / by Dashiell Hammett (1929) -- Little Caesar / by W. R. Burnett -- Appendix: Introduction by W. R. Burnett -- Bibliography.
Summary Note "A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era...Each of the five novels included is presented in its original published form, with extensive historical and cultural annotations and illustrations..."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, American -- 20th century
American fiction -- 20th century
Detective and mystery fiction.
Noir fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Added Author Klinger, Leslie S. editor, writer of foreword.
Penzler, Otto author of introduction, etc.
Biggers, Earl Derr, 1884-1933 House without a key.
Van Dine, S.S. Benson murder case.
Queen, Ellery Roman hat mystery.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 Red harvest.
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley)., 1899-1982 Little Caesar.
Shelf Location F CLAS
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