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Title Classic American crime fiction of the 1920s / edited with notes and a foreword by Leslie S. Klinger ; introduction by Otto Penzler.
Publication New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Edition First Pegasus Books edition.
Description xxvi, 1,126 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Call # FIC C
Note "Annotated"--Book jacket.
Contents 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "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.
Detective and mystery stories -- History -- 20th century.
Noir fiction -- History and criticism.
Detectives in literature.
Crime in literature.
Genre Detective and mystery fiction.
Noir fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726581
Noir fiction. (OCoLC)fst01922488
Addl. Author Klinger, Leslie S., editor, writer of foreword.
Penzler, Otto, writer of foreword.
Container of (work): Biggers, Earl Derr, 1884-1933. House without a key.
Container of (work): Van Dine, S. S. Benson Murder case.
Container of (work): Queen, Ellery. Roman hat mystery.
Container of (work): Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Red harvest.
Container of (work): Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982. Little Caesar.
Alt Title Crime fiction of the 1920s
ISBN 1681778610

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 Brighton B Fic  FIC C    DUE 03-15-21  
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Fiction  FIC C    IN TRANSIT