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American Sherlocks: Stories from the Golden Age of the American Detective

Author: Nick Rennison.

American Sherlocks: Stories from the Golden Age of the American Detective

Author: Nick Rennison.

$4.98
Item #: D31295
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: No Exit Press
ISBN: 9780857304391
Long before Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, the mystery genre was alive and well in America. The 15 stories collected here are an opportunity to discover a new sleuth from days gone by, including Anna Katharine Green's pioneering girl detective Violet Strange ("The Second Bullet"), Arthur B. Reeves' Clare Kendall ("The Mystery of the Stolen Da Vinci")... More
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Long before Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett, the mystery genre was alive and well in America. The 15 stories collected here are an opportunity to discover a new sleuth from days gone by, including Anna Katharine Green's pioneering girl detective Violet Strange ("The Second Bullet"), Arthur B. Reeves' Clare Kendall ("The Mystery of the Stolen Da Vinci"), Jacques Futrelle's "Thinking Machine" Professor Augustus S.F.X. Van Dusen ("The Problem of the Opera Box"), and Melville Davisson Post's shrewd West Virginian backwoodsman Uncle Abner ("The Doomdorf Mystery").


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