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The Resource The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries : the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler

The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries : the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler

Label
The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries : the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled
Title
The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries
Title remainder
the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Locked rooms and other uniquely inaccessible crime scenes celebrate the locked room mystery with over 60 tales from Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, P.G. Wodehouse, Edgar Allen Poe, Stephen King, and others
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.087208
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.D4
LC item number
B54 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Penzler, Otto
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
Label
The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries : the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe -- The Problem of Cell 13 / Jacques Futrelle -- A Terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins -- The Two bottles of relish / Lord Dunsany -- The Invisible man / G. K. Chesterton -- The Doomdorf mystery / Melville Davisson Post -- The Adventure of the Speckled Band / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Wrong problem / John Dickson Carr -- The Thing invisible / William Hope Hodgson -- Department of impossible crimes / James Yaffe -- The Aluminium dagger / R. Austin Freeman -- The Crewel needle / Gerald Kersh -- The Doctor's case / Stephen King -- A Knife between brothers / Manly Wade Wellman -- The Glass gravestone / Joseph Commings -- The Tea leaf / Edgar Jepson & Robert Eustace -- The Flung-back lid / Peter Godfrey -- The Crooked picture / John Lutz -- Blind man's hood / Carter Dickson -- The Man from nowhere / Edward D. Hoch -- The Laughing butcher / Fredric Brown -- The Sands of thyme / Michael Innes -- The Flying death / Samuel Hopkins Adams -- The Flying corpse / A. E. Martin -- The Flying hat / Vincent Cornier -- The Day the children vanished / Hugh Pentecost -- The Twelfth statue / Stanley Ellin -- All at once, no Alice / William Irish -- Beware of the trains / Edmund Crispin -- The Locked bathroom / H. R. F. Keating -- Mike, Alec, and Rufus / Dashiell Hammett -- The Episode of the Torment IV / C. Daly King -- Greaves' disappearance / Julian Hawthorne -- The House of haunts / Ellery Queen -- The Monkey trick / J. E. Gurdon -- The Ordinary hairpins / E. C. Bentley -- The Phantom motor / Jacques Futrelle -- The Theft of the Bermuda penny / Edward D. Hoch -- Room number 23 / Judson Philips -- The Burglar who smelled smoke / Lynne Wood Block & Lawrence Block -- The Kestar diamond case / Augustus Muir -- The Odour of sanctity / Kate Ellis -- The Problem of the old oak tree / Edward D. Hoch -- The Invisible weapon / Nicholas Olde -- The Confession of Rosa Vitelli / Ray Cummings -- The Locked room to end locked rooms / Stephen Barr -- Nothing is impossible / Clayton Rawson -- Where have you gone, Sam Spade? / Bill Pronzini -- In a telephone cabinet / G. D. H. Cole & M. I. Cole -- Death out of thin air / Stuart Towne -- The Dream / Agatha Christie -- The Border-line case / Margery Allingham -- The Bradmoor murder / Melville Davisson Post -- The Man who like toys / Leslie Charteris -- The Ashcomb poor case / Hulbert Footner -- The Little house at Croix-Rousse / Georges Simenon -- The Bird in the hand / Erle Stanley Gardner -- The Gulverbury diamonds / David Durham -- The Fifth tube / Frederick Irving Anderson -- The Strange case of Steinkelwintz / MacKinlay Kantor -- Arsène Lupin in prison / Maurice Leblanc -- The Mystery of the strong room / L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- No way out / Dennis Lynds -- The Episode of the codex' curse / C. Daly King -- The Poisoned dow '08 / Dorothy L. Sayers -- A Traveller's tale / Margaret Frazer -- Death at the Excelsior / P. G. Wodehouse -- Waiting for Godstow / Martin Edwards
Control code
18145919
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 941 pages
Isbn
9780307743961
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014005685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The Black Lizard big book of locked-room mysteries : the most complete collection of impossible-crime stories ever assembled, edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Murders in the Rue Morgue / Edgar Allan Poe -- The Problem of Cell 13 / Jacques Futrelle -- A Terribly strange bed / Wilkie Collins -- The Two bottles of relish / Lord Dunsany -- The Invisible man / G. K. Chesterton -- The Doomdorf mystery / Melville Davisson Post -- The Adventure of the Speckled Band / Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Wrong problem / John Dickson Carr -- The Thing invisible / William Hope Hodgson -- Department of impossible crimes / James Yaffe -- The Aluminium dagger / R. Austin Freeman -- The Crewel needle / Gerald Kersh -- The Doctor's case / Stephen King -- A Knife between brothers / Manly Wade Wellman -- The Glass gravestone / Joseph Commings -- The Tea leaf / Edgar Jepson & Robert Eustace -- The Flung-back lid / Peter Godfrey -- The Crooked picture / John Lutz -- Blind man's hood / Carter Dickson -- The Man from nowhere / Edward D. Hoch -- The Laughing butcher / Fredric Brown -- The Sands of thyme / Michael Innes -- The Flying death / Samuel Hopkins Adams -- The Flying corpse / A. E. Martin -- The Flying hat / Vincent Cornier -- The Day the children vanished / Hugh Pentecost -- The Twelfth statue / Stanley Ellin -- All at once, no Alice / William Irish -- Beware of the trains / Edmund Crispin -- The Locked bathroom / H. R. F. Keating -- Mike, Alec, and Rufus / Dashiell Hammett -- The Episode of the Torment IV / C. Daly King -- Greaves' disappearance / Julian Hawthorne -- The House of haunts / Ellery Queen -- The Monkey trick / J. E. Gurdon -- The Ordinary hairpins / E. C. Bentley -- The Phantom motor / Jacques Futrelle -- The Theft of the Bermuda penny / Edward D. Hoch -- Room number 23 / Judson Philips -- The Burglar who smelled smoke / Lynne Wood Block & Lawrence Block -- The Kestar diamond case / Augustus Muir -- The Odour of sanctity / Kate Ellis -- The Problem of the old oak tree / Edward D. Hoch -- The Invisible weapon / Nicholas Olde -- The Confession of Rosa Vitelli / Ray Cummings -- The Locked room to end locked rooms / Stephen Barr -- Nothing is impossible / Clayton Rawson -- Where have you gone, Sam Spade? / Bill Pronzini -- In a telephone cabinet / G. D. H. Cole & M. I. Cole -- Death out of thin air / Stuart Towne -- The Dream / Agatha Christie -- The Border-line case / Margery Allingham -- The Bradmoor murder / Melville Davisson Post -- The Man who like toys / Leslie Charteris -- The Ashcomb poor case / Hulbert Footner -- The Little house at Croix-Rousse / Georges Simenon -- The Bird in the hand / Erle Stanley Gardner -- The Gulverbury diamonds / David Durham -- The Fifth tube / Frederick Irving Anderson -- The Strange case of Steinkelwintz / MacKinlay Kantor -- Arsène Lupin in prison / Maurice Leblanc -- The Mystery of the strong room / L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- No way out / Dennis Lynds -- The Episode of the codex' curse / C. Daly King -- The Poisoned dow '08 / Dorothy L. Sayers -- A Traveller's tale / Margaret Frazer -- Death at the Excelsior / P. G. Wodehouse -- Waiting for Godstow / Martin Edwards
Control code
18145919
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 941 pages
Isbn
9780307743961
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014005685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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