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The Detection Collection

By The Detection Club, Colin Dexter, Robert Goddard, Reginald Hill

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Ten years since it was first published in hardback, and now for the first time in mass market paperback, this volume of short stories by the cream of British crime writing talent celebrates 75 years of the quintessential Detection Club. The Detection Club represents the cream of British crime writing talent. Founded on the cusp of the 1930s, the Club's first President was G.K. Chesterton, and since then the mantle of Presidency has passed to some of the most significant names inthe history of crime fiction, including Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Julian Symons. The Club meets three times a year - to dine, to plot, and to exchange ideas. This anthology includes eleven new stories by the Best of British: Robert Barnard, Lyndsey Davis, Colin Dexter, Clare Francis, Robert Goddard, John Harvey, Reginald Hill, P.D. James, H.R.F. Keating, Michael Ridpath and Margaret Yorke, and has been edited by the Club's President, Simon Brett. Among the authors are a number of bestsellers, as well as winners of both Diamond and Gold Daggers. This outstanding collection is a must for crime lovers everywhere. P.D. James * The Part-Time Job Michael Ridpath * Partnership Track H.R.F. Keating * A Toothbrush John Harvey * The Sun, the Moon and the Stars Lindsey Davis * 'Going Anywhere Nice?' Colin Dexter * Between the Lines Robert Barnard * The Life-lie Margaret Yorke * The Woman from Marlow Robert Goddard * Toupee for a Bald Tyre Clare Francis * The Holiday Reginald Hill * Fool of Myself

Product code: 9780008283209

ISBN 9780008283209
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS15
No. Of Pages 240
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
On Sale Date 12/06/2019
Ten years since it was first published in hardback, and now for the first time in mass market paperback, this volume of short stories by the cream of British crime writing talent celebrates 75 years of the quintessential Detection Club.