The World's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories

The World's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories : Third Annual Collection

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An Edgar and Bram Stoker Award-nominated editor presents a collection of top short mystery and crime works from 2001 that includes contributions by such writers as Lawrence Block, Ed McBain, and Joyce Carol Oates.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 160 x 231.1 x 35.6mm | 839.16g
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0765302349
  • 9780765302342

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"Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)
Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection"
"The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material--and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
"Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money."-"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)
Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection":
"The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material-and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste."-"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
"Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales."-"Kirkus Reviews" " Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money." -- "Publishers Weekly "(starred review)
Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection":
" The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material-- and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste." -- "Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
" Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales." -- "Kirkus Reviews"
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About Ed Gorman

Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg have edited a number of anthologies, singly and together. Gorman is a Shamus Award winner for his own hard-boiled suspense; Greenberg has been behind numerous successful books, mystery and suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Ed Gorman lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Martin H. Greenberg lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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