Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies - British Library Crime Classics

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Synopsis

Today, translated crime fiction is in vogue - but this was not always the case. A century before Scandi noir, writers across Europe and beyond were publishing detective stories of high quality. Often these did not appear in English and they have been known only by a small number of experts. This is the first ever collection of classic crime in translation from the golden age of the genre in the 20th century. Many of these stories are exceptionally rare, and several have been translated for the first time to appear in this volume. Martin Edwards has selected gems of classic crime from Denmark to Japan and many points in between.

Book information

ISBN: 9780712356992
Publisher: British Library
Imprint: British Library
Pub date:
DEWEY: 808.83872
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 285
Weight: 266g
Height: 191mm
Width: 138mm
Spine width: 21mm