Mysteries for Christmas: 48 Puzzling Murder Mysteries & Supernatural Thrillers

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This meticulously edited collection of Christmas mysteries is bound to keep your entertained throughout the Holiday season: Murder & Crime Mysteries: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (Arthur Conan Doyle) The Flying Stars (G. K. Chesterton) Percival Bland's Proxy (R. Austin Freeman) A Christmas Capture (Fred M. White) McAllister's Christmas (Arthur Cheney Train) The Mystery of Room Five (Fred M White) A Policeman's Business (Edgar Wallace) Stuffing (Edgar Wallace) Mr Wray's Cash Box or, the Mask and the Mystery (Wilkie Collins) The Adventure of the Second Swag (Robert Barr) An Exciting Christmas Eve or, My Lecture on Dynamite (Arthur Conan Doyle) A Chaparral Christmas Gift (O. Henry) A Christmas Tragedy (Emmuska Orczy) The Thieves Who Couldn't Stop Sneezing (Thomas Hardy) Supernatural Mysteries: The Silver Hatchet (Arthur Conan Doyle) What the Shepherd Saw: A Tale of Four Moonlight Nights (Thomas Hardy) Markheim (R. L. Stevenson) The Wolves of Cernogratz (Saki) Mustapha (Sabine Baring-Gould) The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance (M.R. James) The Christmas Banquet (Nathaniel Hawthorne) The Haunted Man (Charles Dickens) The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton (Dickens) The Ghost's Touch (Fergus Hume) Glámr (Sabine Baring-Gould) The Ghosts at Grantley (Leonard Kip) A Terrible Christmas Eve (Lucie E. Jackson) Ghosts and Family Legends (Catherine Crowe) Thurlow's Christmas Story (John Kendrick Bangs) The Abbot's Ghost (Louisa M. Alcott) Old Applejoy's Ghost (Frank R. Stockton) Wolverden Tower (Grant Allen) The Christmas-Eve Vigil (James Bowker) Told After Supper (Jerome K. Jerome) The Box with the Iron Clamps (Florence Marryat) Joseph (Katherine Rickford) The Ghost of Christmas Eve (J. M. Barrie) The Dead Sexton (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu) Uncle Cornelius His Story (George MacDonald) The Grave by the Handpost (Thomas Hardy) Number Ninety (Bithia Mary Croker) At Chrighton Abbey (Mary Elizabeth Braddon) Between the Lights (E. F. Benson)…


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Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870), a literary colossus of the Victorian era, remains a towering figure in English literature. He was born in Portsmouth, England, and endured a challenging childhood that deeply influenced his writing; his early experiences of poverty and debtor's prison for his family projected into his novels' empathetic portrayal of the downtrodden. Dickens' illustrious career began with the serial publication of 'The Pickwick Papers' in 1836 and his novelistic oeuvre includes a litany of classics such as 'Great Expectations', 'Oliver Twist', 'A Christmas Carol', and 'David Copperfield'. Dickens' writing style is characterized by its vivid realism, biting social commentary, and memorable characterizations. Although 'Mysteries for Christmas: 48 Puzzling Murder Mysteries & Supernatural Thrillers' is not a recognized traditional title within Dickens' bibliography, it would likely compile his well-known Christmas stories and associated suspenseful works, nodding to his interests in the gothic and the supernatural that periodically surface in his novels and short stories. Dickens' legacy endures not only within literary circles but also in the social reform his works often advocated, cementing his status as both a storytelling genius and a compassionate moralist.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 1258 Seiten

Größe: 3,6 MB

ISBN: 8596547765905

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