The pioneering creator of the inverted detective story, R. Austin Freeman was a popular Edwardian author of novels and short stories featuring Dr. Thorndyke, a pathologist-detective. Well-liked by readers of Sherlock Holmes, Freeman's detective and mystery tales offered an innovative approach to...
The pioneering creator of the inverted detective story, R. Austin Freeman was a popular Edwardian author of novels and short stories featuring Dr. Thorndyke, a pathologist-detective. Well-liked by readers of Sherlock Holmes, Freeman's detective and mystery tales offered an innovative approach to the genre, selling thousands of copies on both sides of the Atlantic. This comprehensive eBook presents the most complete edition possible of Freeman's works in the US, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Freeman's life and works* Detailed introductions to the major novels and other texts* 11 novels, with individual contents tables* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original Edwardian texts* Rare novels often missed out of collections* Excellent formatting of the texts* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories* Easily locate the short stories you want to read* Includes Freeman's rare non-fiction works, including the fully illustrated travel book TRAVELS AND LIFE IN ASHANTI AND JAMAN - available in no other collection* Includes Freeman's seminal essay THE ART OF THE DETECTIVE STORY* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genresPlease note: due to US copyright restrictions, 16 novels and 5 story collections cannot appear in this edition. When new texts become available in your public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update.Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titlesCONTENTS:Thorndyke NovelsTHE RED THUMB MARKTHE EYE OF OSIRISTHE MYSTERY OF 31 NEW INNA SILENT WITNESSHELEN VARDON'S CONFESSIONTHE CAT'S EYEThorndyke Short Story CollectionsJOHN THORNDYKE'S CASESTHE SINGING BONEOther NovelsTHE GOLDEN POOLTHE UNWILLING ADVENTURERTHE UTTERMOST FARTHINGTHE EXPLOITS OF DANBY CROKERFLIGHTY PHYLLISThe Shorter FictionTHE ADVENTURES OF ROMNEY PRINGLETHE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF ROMNEY PRINGLEFROM A SURGEON'S DIARYTHE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY AND OTHER STORIESTHE SURPRISING EXPERIENCES OF MR. SHUTTLEBURY COBBIndex of Short StoriesLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDERLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDERThe Non-FictionTRAVELS AND LIFE IN ASHANTI AND JAMANSOCIAL DECAY AND REGENERATIONTHE ART OF THE DETECTIVE STORYPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks
Cím: Collected Works of R. Austin Freeman (Delphi Classics) [eKönyv: epub, mobi]