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The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime

Paperback $15.00

Mar 31, 2009 | 272 Pages

Ebook $12.99

Mar 31, 2009 | 272 Pages

  • Paperback $15.00

    Mar 31, 2009 | 272 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Mar 31, 2009 | 272 Pages

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Praise

“Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may the more perfectly respect it.”
-G. K. Chesterton

Table Of Contents

The Penguin Book of Gaslight CrimeAcknowledgments
Introduction: Fools and Their Money
Suggestions for Further Reading

The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime

Grant Allen (1848-1899)
The Episode of the Diamond Links

Guy Boothby (1867-1905)
The Duchess of Wiltshire’s Diamonds

E. W. Hornung (1866-1921)
Nine Points of the Law

Robert Barr (1849-1912)
The Mystery of the Five Hundred Diamonds

Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)
A Comedy on the Gold Coast

William Le Queux (1864-1927)
The Story of a Secret

O. Henry (1862-1910)
The Chair of Philanthromathematics

George Randolph Chester (1869-1924)
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford

Frederick Irving Anderson (1877-1947)
Blind Man’s Buff

William Hope Hodgson (1877-1918)
The Diamond Spy

Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951)
The Willow Walk

Edgar Wallace (1875-1932)
Four Square Jane

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