SILENCE IN COURT A GOLDEN AGE MYSTERY

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Silence In Court

Author : Patricia Wentworth
ISBN : 1911095633
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A golden age mystery novel, first published in 1945.
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The Ray Cummings Megapack 25 Golden Age Science Fiction And Mystery Tales

Author : Ray Cummings
ISBN : 9781434443403
Genre : Fiction
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To anyone interested in the roots of modern science fiction, the name of Ray Cummings should be well known. He wrote science fiction and fantasy before the name "science fiction" had been coined, publishing fantastic yarns in Argosy, Munsey's Magazine, and other mainstream pulp magazines. Of course, as soon as the science fiction pulps debuted, he moved to them, where his work received a hearty welcome from fans. Cummings publishing more than 750 novels and short stories over his long career, producing work in many genres, including the mystery field (see "Atom Boy" in this Megapack for one prime example). We are pleased to showcase 25 of his tales, ranging from science fiction to fantasy to mystery...more than 1,500 pages of great reading! Included are: THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM (1919-1920) THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM, PART 2 THE SILVER VEIL (1921) THE FIRE PEOPLE (1922) TWO PROPOSALS (1923) JETTA OF THE LOWLANDS (1930) THE WHITE INVADERS (1931) REQUIEM FOR A SMALL PLANET (1958) BRIGANDS OF THE MOON (1931) WANDL THE INVADER (1932) TARRANO THE CONQUEROR (1930) PHANTOMS OF REALITY (1930) DR. FEATHER IN "A SHOT IN THE DARK" (1936) DR. FEATHER IN "MURDER IN THE FOG" (1937) DR. FEATHER IN "THE DEAD MAN LAUGHS" (1938) DR. FEATHER IN "CLUE IN CRIMSON" (1943) THE WORLD BEYOND (1938) GADGET GIRL (1944) PRECIPICE (1945) PHOTOGRAPH OF DEATH (1945) STAMP OF DOOM (1946) THE SCALPEL OF DOOM (1947) ATOM BOY (1947) THE LIFTED VEIL (1947) BEYOND THE VANISHING POINT (1958) THE GIRL FROM INFINITE SMALLNESS (1940) PLANET STORIES' FEATURE FLASH: MEET RAY CUMMINGS And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more entries in the series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns -- and much, much more!
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The Abbey Court Murder Murder Mystery Classic

Author : Annie Haynes
ISBN : 9788075831798
Genre : Fiction
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Lady Judith Carew finds herself in the middle of a gruesome murder at the Abbey Court and all the clues point at her direction. Is she the real murderer or is it someone else? How will Inspector Furnival get to the root of the mystery? Annie Haynes was a renowned golden age mystery writer and a contemporary of Agatha Christie, another famous crime writer, which often led to her comparison with the latter, and unfavourably so. Haynes's fictions are now lauded for their quick-pace action and sustaining aura of suspense till the end.
Category: Fiction

Golden Age Murder Mysteries Annie Haynes Edition Complete Inspector Furnival Inspector Stoddart Series

Author : Annie Haynes
ISBN : 9788075832504
Genre : Fiction
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This carefully edited collection of Annie Haynes mysteries has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: "The Abbey Court Murder" – Lady Judith Carew finds herself in the middle of a gruesome murder at the Abbey Court and all the clues point at her direction. Is she the real murderer? "The House in Charlton Crescent" – Lady Anne is herself at the receiving end of a puzzling murder mystery when the killer strikes her for hiring a private detective. Would Inspector Furnival be able to solve the mystery of the double murders and find the criminal before it's too late? "The Crow's Inn Tragedy" – A famous lawyer is strangled in his own office and a notorious gang of criminals is at large. What do they want and how would Inspector Furnival foil their evil plot? "The Man with the Dark Beard" – Basil Wilton is accused of murdering his own father but is he the real killer or is the-man-with-the-dark-beard someone else known to him who is on a murdering spree? "Who Killed Charmian Karslake?" – The riddle around the murder of Charmian Karslake, an American actress, gets murkier at every step. Can Inspector Stoddart solve this puzzle? "The Crime at Tattenham Corner" – A gruesome death just before an important horse race looks out of place until Inspector Stoddart is called in to look into the matter. "The Crystal Beads Murder" – A broken necklace is the sole clue for Inspector Stoddart to solve a high-profile murder until it's too late! Annie Haynes (1865-1929) was a renowned golden age mystery writer and a contemporary of Agatha Christie, another famous crime writer. Haynes's fictions are now lauded for their quick-pace action and sustaining aura of suspense till the end.
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The Golden Age

Author : Elizabeth Rogers
ISBN : 9781443816472
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This volume investigates the diverse applications and conceptions of the term ‘The Golden Age’. The phrase resonates with the theme of nostalgia, which is popularly understood as a wistful longing for the past, but which also denotes homesickness and the unrecoverability of the past. While the term ‘Golden Age’ typically conjures up idealised visions of the past and gestures forward to utopian visions of future golden ages, the idea of nostalgia is suggestive of a discontented present. The Golden Age and nostalgia are therefore related ideas, but are also partly in conflict with one another, as many nostalgic sentiments are not idealised, and may indeed be dark, ironic or self-aware. There are, of course, many other ways to characterise the relationship between the Golden Age and nostalgia, and the tension between the two can produce myths and romantic idylls, or, in religious terms, images of pre-lapsarian innocence, or dogmas relating to values associated with childhood. The Golden Age is also often used to refer to specific, respected periods of cultural production in all kinds of literature and visual media. Indeed, nearly every period, genre, nation, and cultural form has some kind of mythic, often illusory, Golden Age against which it is defined, and in which nostalgia often plays a part. This collection interrogates the notion of the Golden Age and its connection to feelings of nostalgia from a range of interdisciplinary perspectives, with a strong focus on the relationship between word and image. It will interest scholars working on the subject of the Golden Age/nostalgia, particularly in English literature, film studies, comics studies, history, and the fine arts.
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Thirteen Guests

Author : J. Farjeon
ISBN : 1464204896
Genre : Fiction
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Justice

Author : Kathleen Keating
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043981302
Genre : Law
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Movie Roadshows

Author : Kim R. Holston
ISBN : 9780786460625
Genre : Performing Arts
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"This work examines a film distribution system paralleling the rise of early features and persisting until 1972. The focus is on roadshows released in the United States but an appendix identifies international roadshows and films forecast but not released as roadshows. Included are plots, contemporary critical reaction, premiere date, production background, and methods of promotion--i.e., the ballyhoo"--
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