The Dead Witness
A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Detective StoriesBook - 2012
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This compendium gathers the adventures of private investigators and police detectives from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries including some overlooked gems. From well-know writers such as Mark Twain, Charles Dickens and Bret Harte, to the forgotten author who inspired Edgar Allan Poe's crime fiction, to a surprising range of talented female writers, "The Dead Witness" offers many memorable tales. Editor Michael Sims provides an informative introduction; thumbnail biographies of each writer; and a lengthy bibliography.
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