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Title In the shadow of Agatha Christie : classic crime fiction by forgotten female writers : 1850-1917 / edited by Leslie S. Klinger.

Publication Info. 2018
New York : Pegasus Crime, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Mystery - DKLY-12  MYS INT    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Fiction - FRPY-12  MYS INT    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Mystery - FPLY-13  MYS CHRISTIE    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Fiction - MKBB-1  MYSTERY    AVAILABLE
 Peotone PL Adult Mystery - PEBB-2  M INT    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Adult Fiction - PUGG-8  FIC CHRISTIE    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Mystery - RIPG-6  M IN    AVAILABLE
Edition First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Description xx, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-323).
Contents The advocate's wedding day / Catherine Crowe -- The squire's story / Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell -- Traces of crime / Mary Fortune -- Mr. Furbush / Harriet Prescott Spofford -- Mrs. Todhetley's earrings / Ellen Wood -- Catching a burglar / Elizabeth Corbett -- The ghost of Fountain Lane /C.L. Pirkis -- The statement of Jared Johnson / Geraldine Bonner -- Point in Morals / Ellen Glasgow -- The blood-red cross / L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace -- The Regent's Park murder / Baroness Orczy -- The case of the registered letter / Augusta Groner -- The winning sequence / M.E. Braddon -- Missing: page thirteen / Anna Katharine Green -- The adventure of the clothes-line / Carolyn Wells -- Jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell.
Summary This new anthology brings the female crime writers who inspired Agatha Christie out of her shadow and back into the spotlight they deserve. The success of writers like Anna Katherine Green in America; L.T. Meade, C.L. Pirkis, the Baroness Orczy, and Elizabeth Corbett in England; and Mary Fortune in Australia opened doors for the women authors who followed them. While Agatha Christie may still reign supreme, the genre would be much poorer without the bold, fearless work of her predecessors.
Subject Detective and mystery stories -- Women authors.
Women detectives in literature.
Women in literature.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- Short Stories.
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- Traditional.
Detective and mystery stories, English. (OCoLC)fst00891515
Detective and mystery stories -- Women authors. (OCoLC)fst00891480
Women detectives in literature. (OCoLC)fst01177564
Women in literature. (OCoLC)fst01177912
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726581
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Mystery fiction.
Added Author Klinger, Leslie S., editor.
Crowe, Catherine, 1790-1876, author.
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865, author.
Fortune, Mary, 1833?- author.
Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921, author.
Wood, Mary, author.
Corbett, Elizabeth Frances, 1887-1981, author.
Pirkis, Catherine Louisa, 1839-1910, author.
Bonner, Geraldine, 1870-1930, author.
Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945, author.
Meade, L. T., 1844-1914, author.
Eustace, Robert, author.
Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness, 1865-1947, author.
Groner, Auguste, 1850-1929, author.
Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915, author.
Green, Anna Katharine, 1846-1935, author.
Wells, Carolyn, author.
Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948, author.
ISBN 9781643130460 (paperback)
1643130463 (paperback)
9781681776309 (hardcover)
1681776308 (hardcover)

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