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The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction
Автор:
Ashley Mike
Дата добавления:
2013-11-27
Язык книги:
English
Кол-во страниц:
119

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From Ancient Rome through thirteenth-century Venice to 1930s' New York, twelve compelling historical crime stories. Our dark past brought to life by leading contemporary crime writers A new generation of crime writers has broadened the genre of crime fiction, creating more human stories of historical realism, with a stronger emphasis on character and the psychology of crime. This superb anthology of 12 novellas encompasses over 4,000 years of our dark, criminal past, from Bronze Age Britain to the eve of the Second World War, with stories set in ancient Greece, Rome, the Byzantine Empire, medieval Venice, seventh-century Ireland and 1930s' New York. A Byzantine icon painter, suddenly out of work when icons are banned, becomes embroiled in a case of deception; Charles...
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