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The Best British Mysteries Paperback – April 1, 2005
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On the other hand, there are many stories in the book that fall short of the complexity that is needed for a mystery/crime story; experienced mystery readers will be able to discover a large number of twists within the first paragraphs. As an example of British crime telling it is patchy, but there are spots of great fun.
I hope to see similar collections offered in the future.
In particular I loved the fact that all the stories are a bit different from one another. You definitly can not judge the whole collection by one story.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Each story is unique and absorbing; sometimes the ending is so unexpected I have to catch my breath; for example; The Greatest Trick of All, by Lee Childs, unforgettable!Published on September 14, 2008 by Mary T. Nolley
If you enjoy British mystery authors such as Elizabeth George, PD James, Martha Grimes,or the established Dorothy Sayers, Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle, and you are hoping to... Read morePublished on March 9, 2006 by E. Bennett
I bought this book because I enjoyed the Best American Short Stories, but I was sorely disappointed. Read morePublished on February 4, 2005 by G. Bell
I was disgusted with this book. For one thing, the title is deceptive because the stories do not meet what I had always considered the definition of mystery stories. Read morePublished on April 28, 2004 by P. Snyder
I was appalled to find this book a collection of vulgar and mostly boring short stories - not at all what I expected. Read morePublished on February 13, 2004