Great classic mysteries twelve unabridged tales.

Format: Book on CD 2010
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Summary
Enjoy the great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, the crimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the standard for decades to come, and remain as entertaining today as they were when first published. An ideal starting point for those new to audio mysteries, and a perfect assortment for the seasoned noir veteran, Great Classic Mysteries will leave all listeners scrambling for an alibi.
Contents
The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe
Hunted down / Charles Dickens
Silver blaze / Sir Athur Conan Doyle
The blue cross / G.K. Chesterton
The second bullet / Anna Katherine Green
Naboth's vineyard / Melville Davisson Post
Cheating the gallows / Israel Zangwill
My first experience with the great logician / Jacques Futrelle
The queen's necklace / Maurice Leblanc
The York mystery / Baroness Orczy
The detective detector / O. Henry
The gioconda smile / Aldous Huxley.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The usual suspects-Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, G.K. Chesterton, and O. Henry-are present and accounted for in this fine introduction to the mystery genre. The selections are excellently performed by such audio stars as Simon Prebble and Simon Vance. Vance, for instance, imparts some needed credibility to Aldous Huxley's unscrupulous husband in "The Giaconda Smile." In all, the collection is a good primer on the genre and will be great fun for those who wish to revisit some well-worn tales. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Detective and mystery stories, English.
Audiobooks.
Publisher [North Kingstown, RI] :BBC Audiobooks America,2010
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Pinchot, Bronson.
Prebble, Simon.
Wallis, Bill.
Garrett, Cornelius.
Thorne, Stephen R., narrator.
Stewart, Cameron.
Le Fevre, Sarah.
Chancer, John.
Telfer, John, 1952-
Fenton, Kate.
Fass, Robert.
Vance, Simon.
BBC Audiobooks America.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Bronson Pinchot, Simon Prebble, Bill Wallis, Cornelius Garrett, Stephen R. Thorne, Cameron Stewart, Sarah Le Fevre, John Chancer, John Telfer, Kate Fenton, Robert Fass, and Simon Vance.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Description 7 audio discs (8 hr., 11 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781602839359
1602839352
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