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The Resource Books to die for : the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke

Books to die for : the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke

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Books to die for : the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels
Title
Books to die for
Title remainder
the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels
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edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
With so many mystery novels to choose from and so many new titles appearing each year, where should the reader start? What are the classics of the genre? Which are the hidden gems? In this anthology the world's leading mystery writers have come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that often reveal as much about themselves and their work as they do about the books that they love, more than 120 authors from twenty countries have created this guide
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
809.3/872
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3448.D4
LC item number
B64 2012eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • reviews
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1968-
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  • Connolly, John
  • Burke, Declan
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  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Kriminalroman
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Books to die for : the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1841: Edgar Allan Poe, The Dupin Tales / J. Wallis Martin -- 1853: Charles Dickens, Bleak House / Sara Paretsky -- 1859: Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities / Rita Mae Brown -- 1867: Metta Fuller Victor, The Dead Letter / Karin Slaughter -- 1868: Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone / Andrew Taylor -- 1892: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Linda Barnes -- 1902: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles / Carol O'Connell -- 1928: Liam O'Flaherty, The Assassin / Declan Burke -- 1929: Erskine Caldwell, The Bastard / Allan Guthrie -- 1930: Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon / Mark Billingham -- 1931: Dashiell Hammett, The Glass Key / David Peace -- 1932: Dorothy L. Sayers, Have His Carcase / Rebecca Chance -- 1932: Leslie Charteris, The Holy Terror (aka the Saint v. Scotland Yard) / David Downing -- 1933: Paul Cain, Fast One / Chuck Hogan -- 1934: James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice / Joseph Finder -- 1934: Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express (aka Murder on the Calis Coach) / Kelli Stanley -- 1938: Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca / Minette Walters -- 1938: Graham Greene, Brighton Rock / Peter James -- 1938: Rex Stout, Too Many Cooks / Arlene Hunt -- 1939: Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male / Charlaine Harris -- 1940: Raymond Chandler, Farewell, My Lovely / Joe R. Lansdale -- 1941: Patrick Hamilton, Hangover Square / Laura Wilson -- 1942: James M. Cain, Love's Lovely Counterfeit / Laura Lippman -- 1943: Léo Malet, 120, Rue de la Gare / Cara Black -- 1946: Edmund Crispin, The Moving Toyshop / Ruth Dudley Edwards -- 1947: Dorothy B. Hughes, In a Lonely Place / Megan Abbott
  • 1947: Georges Simenon, Act of Passion (Lettre àmon juge) / John Banville -- 1947: Mickey Spillance, I, the Jury / Max Allen Collins -- 1948: Carolyn Keene, The Ghost of Blackwood Hall / Liza Marklund -- 1948: Josephine Tey, The Franchise Affair / Louise Penny -- 1949: Raymond Chandler, The Little Sister / Michael Connelly -- 1949: Josephine Tey, Brat Farror / Margaret Maron -- 1950: Patricia Highsmith, Strangers on a Train / Adrian McKinty -- 1952: Margery Allingham, The Tiger in the Smoke / Phil Rickman -- 1953: Elliott Chaze, Black Wings has my Angel (aka One for the Money) / Bill Pronzini -- 1953: William P. McGivern, The Big Heat / Eddie Muller -- 1958: John D. MacDonald, The Executioners (aka Cape Fear) / Jeffrey Deaver -- 1958: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, The Pledge / Elisabetta Bucciarelli -- 1960: Clarence Cooper Jr., The Scene / Gary Phillips -- 1960: Margaret Millar, A Stranger in my Grave / Declan Hughes -- 1960: Harry Whittington, A Night for Screaming / Bill Crider -- 1960: Charles Willeford, The Woman Chaser / Scott Phillips -- 1962: Eric Ambler, The Light of Day (aka Topkapi) / M.C. Beaton -- 1962: P.D. James, Cover her Face / Deborah Crombie -- 1962: Kenneth Orvis, The Damned and the Destroyed / Lee Child -- 1962: Richard Start, The Hunter (aka Point Blank and Payback) / F. Paul Wilson -- 1963: Nicolas Freeling, Gun Before Butter (aka Question of Loyalty) / Jason Goodwin -- 1963: John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold / Élmer Mendoza -- 1963: Ed McBain, Ten Plus One / Deon Meyer -- 1964: Ross Macdonald, The Chill / John Connolly -- 1964: Jim Thompson, Pop. 1280 / Jo Nesbø -- 1965: Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, Roseanna / Qui Xiaolong -- 1966: Truman Capote, In Cold Blood / Joseph Wambaugh -- 1967: Agatha Christie, Endless Night / Lauren Henderson -- 1968: Peter Dickinson, Skin Deep (aka the Glass-Sided Ants' Nest) / Laurie R. King -- 1969: Ross Macdonald, The Goodbye Look / Linwood Barclay -- 1970: Joseph Hansen, Fadeout / Marcia Muller -- 1970: George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle / Elmore Leonard -- 1971: James McClure, The Steam Pig / Mike Nicol -- 1973: Tony Hillerman, Dance Hall of the Dead / William Kent Krueger -- 1974: Donald Goines, Daddy Cool / Ken Bruen -- 1975: James Crumley, The Wrong Case / David Corbett -- 1975: Colin Dexter, Last Bus to Woodstock / Paul Charles -- 1976: Jean-Patrick Manchette, 3 to Kill (Le petti bleu de la côte ouest) / James Sallis
  • 1976: Mary Stewart, Touch not the Cat / M.J. Rose -- 1976: Newton Thornburg, Cutter and Bone / George Pelecanos -- 1976: Trevanian, The Main / John McFetridge -- 1977: Edward Bunker, The Animal Factory / Jens Lapidus -- 1977: John Gregory Dunne, True Confessions / S.J. Rozan -- 1977: Ruth Rendell, A Judgement in Stone / Peter Robinson -- 1978: James Crumley, The Last Good Kiss / Dennis Lehane -- 1979: Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Southern Seas (Los mares del sur) / Leonardo Padura -- 1980: Andreu Martín, Prótesis (Prosthesis) / Cristina Fallarás -- 1981: Robert B. Parker, Early Autumn / Colin Bateman -- 1981: Martin Cruz Smith, Gorky Park / Jean-Christophe Grangé -- 1982: Sue Grafton, A is for Alibi / Meg Gardiner -- 1982: Stephen King, Different Seasons / Paul Cleave -- 1982: Sara Paretsky, Indemnity Only / Dedra Say Mitchell -- 1983: Elmore Leonard, LaBrava / James W. Hall-- 1984: Kem Nunn, Tapping the Source / Denise Hamilton -- 1987: Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency / Christopher Brookmyre -- 1988: Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs / Kathy Reichs -- 1988: Sara Paretsky, Toxic Shock (aka Blood Shot) / N.J. Cooper -- 1990: A.S. Byatt, Possession / Erin Hart -- 1990: Patricia Cornwell, Postmortem / Kathryn Fox -- 1990: Derek Raymond, I was Dora Suarez / Ian Rankin -- 1991: Lawrence Block, A Dance at the Slaughterhouse / Alison Gaylin -- 1992: Michael Connelly, The Black Echo / John Connolly -- 1992: Peter Høeg, Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow (aka Smilla's Sense of Snow) / Michael Robotham -- 1992: Philip Kerr, A Philosophical Investigation / Paul Johnston -- 1992: Margaret Maron, Bootlegger's Daughter / Julia Spencer-Fleming -- 1992: Richard Price, Clockers / Gar Anthony Haywood -- 1992: James Sallis, The Long-Legged Fly / Sara Gran -- 1992: Donna Tartt, The Secret History / Tana French
  • 1993: Jill McGown, Murder ... Now and then / Sophie Hannah -- 1993: Scott Smith, A Simple Plan / Michael Koryta -- 1994: Peter Ackroyd, Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem (aka the Trial of Elizabeth Cree) / Barbara Nadel -- 1994: Caleb Carr, The Alienist / Reggie Nadelson -- 1994: Henning Mankell, The Man Who Smiled / Ann Cleeves -- 1995: James Ellroy, American Tabloid / Stuart Neville -- 1996: George Pelecanos, The Big Blowdown / Declan Burke -- 1997: Suzanne Berne, A Crime in the Neighborhood / Thomas H. Cook -- 1997: Natsuo Kirino, Out (Auto) / Diane Wei Liang -- 1997: Walter Mosley, Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned / Martyn Waites -- 1997: Ian Rankin, Black and Blue / Brian McGilloway -- 1997: Donald E. Westlake, The Ax / Lisa Lutz -- 1998: Cara Black, Murder in the Marais / Yrsa Sigurdardóttir -- 1998: Reginald Hill, On Beulah Height / Val McDermid -- 1998: Daniel Woodrell, Tomato Red / Reed Farrel Coleman -- 1999: J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace / Margie Orford -- 1999: Robert Wilson, A Small Death in Lisbon / Shane Maloney -- 2000: David Peace, Nineteen Seventy-Four / Eoin McNamee -- 2000: Scott Phillips, The Ice Harvest / Eoin Colfer -- 2001: Harlan Coben, Tell no One / Sebastian Fitzek -- 2001: Dennis Lehane, Mystic River / Chris Mooney -- 2005: Peter Temple, The Broken Shore / John Harvey -- 2007: Gil Adamson, The Outlander / C.J. Carver -- 2007: James Lee Burke, The Tin Roof Blowdown / Katherine Howell -- 2007: Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know / Bill Loehfelm -- 2007: Perihan Magden, Escape / Mehmet Murat Somer -- 2008: Mark Gimenez, The Perk / Anne Perry
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Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451696585
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Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
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Stock number
7C069ED0-DC4F-4BBE-9656-F6B06430D4C1
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  • 1977275
  • (OCoLC)893690906
  • (OCoLC)ocn893690906
  • 1977275
Label
Books to die for : the world's greatest mystery writers on the world's greatest mystery novels, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1841: Edgar Allan Poe, The Dupin Tales / J. Wallis Martin -- 1853: Charles Dickens, Bleak House / Sara Paretsky -- 1859: Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities / Rita Mae Brown -- 1867: Metta Fuller Victor, The Dead Letter / Karin Slaughter -- 1868: Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone / Andrew Taylor -- 1892: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes / Linda Barnes -- 1902: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles / Carol O'Connell -- 1928: Liam O'Flaherty, The Assassin / Declan Burke -- 1929: Erskine Caldwell, The Bastard / Allan Guthrie -- 1930: Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon / Mark Billingham -- 1931: Dashiell Hammett, The Glass Key / David Peace -- 1932: Dorothy L. Sayers, Have His Carcase / Rebecca Chance -- 1932: Leslie Charteris, The Holy Terror (aka the Saint v. Scotland Yard) / David Downing -- 1933: Paul Cain, Fast One / Chuck Hogan -- 1934: James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice / Joseph Finder -- 1934: Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express (aka Murder on the Calis Coach) / Kelli Stanley -- 1938: Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca / Minette Walters -- 1938: Graham Greene, Brighton Rock / Peter James -- 1938: Rex Stout, Too Many Cooks / Arlene Hunt -- 1939: Geoffrey Household, Rogue Male / Charlaine Harris -- 1940: Raymond Chandler, Farewell, My Lovely / Joe R. Lansdale -- 1941: Patrick Hamilton, Hangover Square / Laura Wilson -- 1942: James M. Cain, Love's Lovely Counterfeit / Laura Lippman -- 1943: Léo Malet, 120, Rue de la Gare / Cara Black -- 1946: Edmund Crispin, The Moving Toyshop / Ruth Dudley Edwards -- 1947: Dorothy B. Hughes, In a Lonely Place / Megan Abbott
  • 1947: Georges Simenon, Act of Passion (Lettre àmon juge) / John Banville -- 1947: Mickey Spillance, I, the Jury / Max Allen Collins -- 1948: Carolyn Keene, The Ghost of Blackwood Hall / Liza Marklund -- 1948: Josephine Tey, The Franchise Affair / Louise Penny -- 1949: Raymond Chandler, The Little Sister / Michael Connelly -- 1949: Josephine Tey, Brat Farror / Margaret Maron -- 1950: Patricia Highsmith, Strangers on a Train / Adrian McKinty -- 1952: Margery Allingham, The Tiger in the Smoke / Phil Rickman -- 1953: Elliott Chaze, Black Wings has my Angel (aka One for the Money) / Bill Pronzini -- 1953: William P. McGivern, The Big Heat / Eddie Muller -- 1958: John D. MacDonald, The Executioners (aka Cape Fear) / Jeffrey Deaver -- 1958: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, The Pledge / Elisabetta Bucciarelli -- 1960: Clarence Cooper Jr., The Scene / Gary Phillips -- 1960: Margaret Millar, A Stranger in my Grave / Declan Hughes -- 1960: Harry Whittington, A Night for Screaming / Bill Crider -- 1960: Charles Willeford, The Woman Chaser / Scott Phillips -- 1962: Eric Ambler, The Light of Day (aka Topkapi) / M.C. Beaton -- 1962: P.D. James, Cover her Face / Deborah Crombie -- 1962: Kenneth Orvis, The Damned and the Destroyed / Lee Child -- 1962: Richard Start, The Hunter (aka Point Blank and Payback) / F. Paul Wilson -- 1963: Nicolas Freeling, Gun Before Butter (aka Question of Loyalty) / Jason Goodwin -- 1963: John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold / Élmer Mendoza -- 1963: Ed McBain, Ten Plus One / Deon Meyer -- 1964: Ross Macdonald, The Chill / John Connolly -- 1964: Jim Thompson, Pop. 1280 / Jo Nesbø -- 1965: Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, Roseanna / Qui Xiaolong -- 1966: Truman Capote, In Cold Blood / Joseph Wambaugh -- 1967: Agatha Christie, Endless Night / Lauren Henderson -- 1968: Peter Dickinson, Skin Deep (aka the Glass-Sided Ants' Nest) / Laurie R. King -- 1969: Ross Macdonald, The Goodbye Look / Linwood Barclay -- 1970: Joseph Hansen, Fadeout / Marcia Muller -- 1970: George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle / Elmore Leonard -- 1971: James McClure, The Steam Pig / Mike Nicol -- 1973: Tony Hillerman, Dance Hall of the Dead / William Kent Krueger -- 1974: Donald Goines, Daddy Cool / Ken Bruen -- 1975: James Crumley, The Wrong Case / David Corbett -- 1975: Colin Dexter, Last Bus to Woodstock / Paul Charles -- 1976: Jean-Patrick Manchette, 3 to Kill (Le petti bleu de la côte ouest) / James Sallis
  • 1976: Mary Stewart, Touch not the Cat / M.J. Rose -- 1976: Newton Thornburg, Cutter and Bone / George Pelecanos -- 1976: Trevanian, The Main / John McFetridge -- 1977: Edward Bunker, The Animal Factory / Jens Lapidus -- 1977: John Gregory Dunne, True Confessions / S.J. Rozan -- 1977: Ruth Rendell, A Judgement in Stone / Peter Robinson -- 1978: James Crumley, The Last Good Kiss / Dennis Lehane -- 1979: Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Southern Seas (Los mares del sur) / Leonardo Padura -- 1980: Andreu Martín, Prótesis (Prosthesis) / Cristina Fallarás -- 1981: Robert B. Parker, Early Autumn / Colin Bateman -- 1981: Martin Cruz Smith, Gorky Park / Jean-Christophe Grangé -- 1982: Sue Grafton, A is for Alibi / Meg Gardiner -- 1982: Stephen King, Different Seasons / Paul Cleave -- 1982: Sara Paretsky, Indemnity Only / Dedra Say Mitchell -- 1983: Elmore Leonard, LaBrava / James W. Hall-- 1984: Kem Nunn, Tapping the Source / Denise Hamilton -- 1987: Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency / Christopher Brookmyre -- 1988: Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs / Kathy Reichs -- 1988: Sara Paretsky, Toxic Shock (aka Blood Shot) / N.J. Cooper -- 1990: A.S. Byatt, Possession / Erin Hart -- 1990: Patricia Cornwell, Postmortem / Kathryn Fox -- 1990: Derek Raymond, I was Dora Suarez / Ian Rankin -- 1991: Lawrence Block, A Dance at the Slaughterhouse / Alison Gaylin -- 1992: Michael Connelly, The Black Echo / John Connolly -- 1992: Peter Høeg, Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow (aka Smilla's Sense of Snow) / Michael Robotham -- 1992: Philip Kerr, A Philosophical Investigation / Paul Johnston -- 1992: Margaret Maron, Bootlegger's Daughter / Julia Spencer-Fleming -- 1992: Richard Price, Clockers / Gar Anthony Haywood -- 1992: James Sallis, The Long-Legged Fly / Sara Gran -- 1992: Donna Tartt, The Secret History / Tana French
  • 1993: Jill McGown, Murder ... Now and then / Sophie Hannah -- 1993: Scott Smith, A Simple Plan / Michael Koryta -- 1994: Peter Ackroyd, Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem (aka the Trial of Elizabeth Cree) / Barbara Nadel -- 1994: Caleb Carr, The Alienist / Reggie Nadelson -- 1994: Henning Mankell, The Man Who Smiled / Ann Cleeves -- 1995: James Ellroy, American Tabloid / Stuart Neville -- 1996: George Pelecanos, The Big Blowdown / Declan Burke -- 1997: Suzanne Berne, A Crime in the Neighborhood / Thomas H. Cook -- 1997: Natsuo Kirino, Out (Auto) / Diane Wei Liang -- 1997: Walter Mosley, Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned / Martyn Waites -- 1997: Ian Rankin, Black and Blue / Brian McGilloway -- 1997: Donald E. Westlake, The Ax / Lisa Lutz -- 1998: Cara Black, Murder in the Marais / Yrsa Sigurdardóttir -- 1998: Reginald Hill, On Beulah Height / Val McDermid -- 1998: Daniel Woodrell, Tomato Red / Reed Farrel Coleman -- 1999: J.M. Coetzee, Disgrace / Margie Orford -- 1999: Robert Wilson, A Small Death in Lisbon / Shane Maloney -- 2000: David Peace, Nineteen Seventy-Four / Eoin McNamee -- 2000: Scott Phillips, The Ice Harvest / Eoin Colfer -- 2001: Harlan Coben, Tell no One / Sebastian Fitzek -- 2001: Dennis Lehane, Mystic River / Chris Mooney -- 2005: Peter Temple, The Broken Shore / John Harvey -- 2007: Gil Adamson, The Outlander / C.J. Carver -- 2007: James Lee Burke, The Tin Roof Blowdown / Katherine Howell -- 2007: Laura Lippman, What the Dead Know / Bill Loehfelm -- 2007: Perihan Magden, Escape / Mehmet Murat Somer -- 2008: Mark Gimenez, The Perk / Anne Perry
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451696585
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7C069ED0-DC4F-4BBE-9656-F6B06430D4C1
System control number
  • 1977275
  • (OCoLC)893690906
  • (OCoLC)ocn893690906
  • 1977275

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