560 British Mysteries

ebook Detective Novels, True Crime Stories & Whodunit Mysteries (Illustrated): Complete Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Max Carrados Stories, Martin Hewitt Cases...

By Arthur Conan Doyle

cover image of 560 British Mysteries

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

Find this title in Libby, the library reading app by OverDrive.

app-store-button-en.svg play-store-badge-en.svg

Search for a digital library with this title

Title found at these libraries:

The anthology '560 British Mysteries: Detective Novels, True Crime Stories & Whodunit Mysteries (Illustrated)' stands as a mammoth testament to the richness and diversity inherent in early 20th-century British mystery writing. Symbolizing a pivotal era in the literary genre of mystery and detective fiction, this collection boasts an impressive array of styles from the grim complexities of true crime to the clever intricacies of whodunit puzzles. Each piece serves as a distinct voice within the chorus, echoing the evolution of the genre while exploring themes of morality, society, and human intellect. Standout narratives merge traditional storytelling with innovative twists that continue to influence modern mystery writing. The contributing authors are luminaries of their time, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and G. K. Chesterton, whose works not only define but transcend their era. These writers collectively mirror significant cultural and literary movements—from the Victorian fascination with sensationalism to the Edwardian era's more analytical approach to detective fiction. By consolidating these varied voices, the anthology creates a comprehensive landscape that captures the socio-cultural dynamism of the period, enhancing our understanding of its broad narrative styles and thematic depth. 'Readers of '560 British Mysteries' are presented with an unrivaled opportunity to traverse the creative expanses of one of literature's most enthralling genres. This anthology is not merely a collection; it is a bridge connecting historical perspectives with contemporary insights, making it an invaluable resource for both aficionados and new explorers of the mystery genre. Engaging with this compendium promises not only a breadth of knowledge and entertainment but an inspiring dialogue across different epochs of literary craftsmanship.
560 British Mysteries