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Classic crimes

Roughead, William

Classic crimes

a selection from the works of William Roughead

by Roughead, William

  • 82 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Murder -- Great Britain.,
    • Crime -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementmade by W. N. Roughead ; with an introd. by Julian Symons.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6535.G4 R56 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 449 p. ;
      Number of Pages449
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5211237M
      ISBN 100394716485
      LC Control Number75039361

        I was reminded of The Book of Lists when I heard Penguin Books was re-releasing 50 of its crime fiction classics. The list is a mix of perennial favourites and re-issued titles and according the Author: Andrew Nette.   Joe Hart Joe Hart was born and raised in northern Minnesota. Having dedicated himself to writing horror and thriller fiction since the age of nine, he is now the author of eleven novels that include The River Is Dark, Lineage, and The Last not writing, he enjoys reading, exercising, exploring the great outdoors, and watching movies with his family.

      A lover's most unlikely jealousy, a mother's patient wait for revenge, a young actress driven to destruction by a cruel husband, a story of jilted love and murder in a London lodging house, and a confrontation that brings a saga of mutual loathing to a terrible conclusion on the other side of the are stories by five master.   Read "The Johnston McCulley MEGAPACK ®: 15 Classic Crimes" by Johnston McCulley available from Rakuten Kobo. The Johnston McCulley MEGAPACK™ collects 15 tales of mystery, detection, and adventure by the creator of Zorro -- more t 4/5(3).

      Crime and Punishment (pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform Russian: Преступление и наказание, tr. Prestupléniye i nakazániye, IPA: [prʲɪstʊˈplʲenʲɪje ɪ nəkɐˈzanʲɪje]) is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in twelve monthly Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky. Past Crimes Book 1. Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but at eighteen he suddenly broke all ties to that life and joined the military—abandoning his illicit past and the career-criminal grandfather who taught him the trade. Now, after ten years of silence, his grandfather has asked him to come home to Seattle.


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