CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume

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Sprache - Englisch

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This carefully crafted ebook: "CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Christmas holidays are the best time to enjoy some good mystery tales in the snuggling comfort of your home and family. This edition hence brings to you some of the finest literary gems together in one place to satisfy your cravings for some suspense. Enjoy: A Christmas Tragedy (Emmuska Orczy) The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (Arthur Conan Doyle) An Exciting Christmas Eve or, My Lecture On Dynamite (Arthur Conan Doyle) What the Shepherd Saw: A Tale of Four Moonlight Nights (Thomas Hardy) The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance (M.R. James) To Be Taken With A Pinch Of Salt: Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions (Charles Dickens) Mustapha (Sabine Baring-Gould) Markheim (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Flying Stars (G.K. Chesterton) The Thieves who couldn't Stop Sneezing (Thomas Hardy) Mr Wray's Cash Box or, the Mask and the Mystery (Wilkie Collins) A Chaparral Christmas Gift (O. Henry) The Wolves of Cernogratz (Saki) Ghosts and Family Legends (Catherine Crowe) Thurlow's Christmas Story (John Kendrick Bangs) The Mystery of My Grandmother's Hair Sofa (John Kendrick Bangs) Wolverden Tower (Grant Allen) Glámr (Sabine Baring-Gould) The Ghosts at Grantley (Leonard Kip) Told After Supper (Jerome K. Jerome)

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Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is considered one of the greatest novelists of the Victorian era. His works are known for their acute observation of society, particularly the underclass, and his memorable characters. Dickens's literary style is marked by his incisive satire, keen wit, and use of both pathos and humor. Over the course of his career, Dickens penned numerous novels, novellas, and short stories that continue to captivate readers worldwide. Among these, 'A Tale of Two Cities,' 'Great Expectations,' and 'Oliver Twist' are particularly notable for their enduring popularity and significant impact on English literature. However, it is in his shorter works, such as the collection 'CHRISTMAS MYSTERIES - 20 Thriller Classics in One Volume,' where readers find Dickens's penchant for the dramatic and the mysterious. The anthology underscores his mastery of diverse genres, as he weaves elements of suspense, the supernatural, and the festive spirit into a compelling narrative tableau. Dickens's influence extends beyond literature; his concern for social reform and his depictions of the struggles faced by the poor and disenfranchised inspired changes in the laws and attitudes of his time. His literary genius is celebrated every year, as his timeless stories remain a central part of the cultural heritage, particularly during the holiday season.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 668 Seiten

Größe: 1,9 MB

ISBN: 8596547749486