By Martin Edwards

ISBN-10: 0712357491

ISBN-13: 9780712357494

With its interesting mixture of humans – wealthy and bad, British and overseas, priceless and suspicious – London is a urban the place something can take place. the chances for criminals and for the crime author are unending. London has been domestic to lots of fiction’s most interesting detectives, and the environment for secret novels and brief tales of the best quality. Capital Crimes is an eclectic choice of London-based crime tales, mixing the accustomed to the unforeseen in a manner that displays the character of the town. along classics through Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley and Thomas Burke are very good and strange tales via authors who're some distance much less popular. The tales provide a flavour of ways writers have tackled crime in London over the span of greater than part a century. Their contributions variety from an early serial-killer mystery set at the London Underground and bad vignettes to cerebral whodunits. What they've got in universal is an atmospheric London environment, and enduring price as leisure. every one tale is brought through the editor, Martin Edwards, who sheds gentle at the authors’ lives and the heritage to their writing.

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