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Great British Detectives

(1987)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
-Leslie Charteris, "The Beauty Specialist:" The Saint battles a master criminal called the Z-Man.

G.K. Chesterton, "The Oracle of the Dog:" This novella, about an impossible crime, is considered by many to be the best of the Father Brown stories. The Mystery Writers of America chose it as one of the best mysteries of all time.

Michael Gilbert, "The Cleaners:" The only novella featuring Inspector Patrick Petrella. Mr. Gilbert won the 1987 MWA Grand Masters Award.

Dorothy Sayers, "The Incredible Elopement of Lord Peter Wimsey:" In a rare adventure outside of Britain, Lord Peter becomes involved in strange doings in the Basque region of northern Spain.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: Great British Detectives (Academy Mystery Novellas)
Author(s): Martin Greenberg GREENBERG
ISBN: 0-89733-266-0 / 978-0-89733-266-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
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