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Dickens's protégé, Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)—sometimes referred to as the " grandfather of English detective fiction"—is credited with the first great mystery novel, The Woman in White. T. S. Eliot called Collins's novel The Moonstone ( 1868) "the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels... in a genre ...


Great Detective Stories About Doctors is an anthology of science fiction short stories edited by Groff Conklin and Noah D. Fabricant, M.D. It was first published in paperback by Collier Books in 1965 and was reprinted on a number of occasions. The two had previously collaborated on another anthology, Great Science Fiction ...


May 5, 2014 ... Arthur Conan Doyle (1892-1927). The drug-addicted, violin-playing ex-prize fighter is the only mystery that never gets solved in these original, deliciously engineered and atmospheric detective stories set in “that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained”.


Curl up today with one of the best detective, crime, or murder mystery books ever written! These are the books that built the genre. Cornerstone classics from 1841 to 1948.


Feb 2, 2016 ... Paul Grimstad writes about T. S. Eliot's reviews of detective fiction.


Jan 21, 2014 ... It was tempting to choose And Then There Were None, which still stands as the best-selling mystery novel of all time, but Orient is not only better but also features the detective Hercule Poirot, Christie's most famous creation and the only fictional character to have gotten an obituary in The New York Times.


Lists about: Best YA Spy/Mystery Novels, Detective Fiction, Best Female Crime/ Mystery/Thriller Writers, Top Fast-Paced Mystery, Best Books That You Shoul...


Jun 12, 2017 ... Whatever kind of reading you like best in life, you can find your match in a good noir detective novel. Great stories with complex plots? Noir. Hilarious humor, albeit of a generally dark variety? Noir. Unforgettable characters? Noir. Breathless action? Noir again. If you've fallen behind the curve on noir fiction, ...


101 Years' Entertainment The Great Detective Stories 1841-1941 [Ellery Queen] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Modern Library Giant G69 , anthology of detective stories edited by Ellery Queen.