Books to Die For: 2013 Edgar Award Finalists
The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
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The world’s greatest mystery writers on the world’s greatest
Michael Connelly on The Little
Sister . . .
Kathy Reichs on The Silence of
the Lambs . . .
Mark Billingham on The
Maltese Falcon . . .
Ian Rankin on I Was Dora
Suarez . . .
With so many mystery novels to
choose among, and so many new titles appearing each year,
where should a reader start? What are the classics of the
genre? Which are the hidden gems?
In the most
ambitious anthology of its kind yet attempted, 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 the authors
and their own work as they do about the books that they
love, 119 authors from 20 countries have created a guide
that will be indispensable for generations of readers and
writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan
Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter
and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For
brings together the cream of the mystery world for a
feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to
the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing
new left to discover. This is the one essential book for
every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and
thought . . .
I want more!
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