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The Mammoth Collection of Historical Whodunnits and Historical Detectives (The Mammoth Book Series)

by Mike Ashley

  • 346 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Anthologies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8140806M
    ISBN 100786703776
    ISBN 109780786703777
    OCLC/WorldCa231222911

    I have always enjoyed historical fiction and have recently taken up reading detective fiction, so The Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives was hard to resist. The thirty stories included are arranged in chronological order, from a "locked room" mystery set in Australia in 35 BC and several stories set in classical Rome to a Sherlock Holmes imitation set in the s, and . Mike Ashley (writer) Michael Raymond Donald Ashley (born ) is a British bibliographer, author and editor of science fiction, mystery, and fantasy. He edits the long-running Mammoth Book series of short story anthologies, each arranged around a particular theme in mystery, fantasy, or science : (age 70–71), Southall, Middlesex, England.

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      "Originally published as The Mammoth book of historical whodunnits" -- T.p. verso Includes bibliographical references (p. []) The locked tomb mystery / Elizabeth Peters -- The thief versus King Rhampsinitus / Herodotus -- Socrates solves a murder / Breni James -- Mightier than the sword / John Maddox Roberts -- The treasury thefts / Wallace Pages:   Book Review: The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits By: TammyJo Eckhart, PhD on 4/8/ I know that the last book I reviewed was also an anthology of historic mysteries, but since I’m pulling books from my own collection for these reviews, we’re going to have a few of these to start us off.


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The Mammoth Collection of Historical Whodunnits and Detectives (Mammoth Books) Paperback – October 9, by Mike Ashley (Author)/5(4). Readers of the immensely popular first Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits will welcome back Steven Saylor's Gordianus the Finder and his occasional employer, the lawyer Cicero (in a story never collected before in book form), Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma in medieval Ireland, and Mary Reed and Eric Mayer's John the Eunuch, the Emperor Justinian's Lord Chamberlain/5(4).

The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits Volume 3 and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(19). The Mammoth Book of More Historical Whodunnits. Three dozen mystery writers—among them Elizabeth Peters, Edward D. Hoch, Tom Holt, Margaret Frazer, Susanna Gregory, Derek Wilson, Marilyn Todd, and Michael Jecks—contrive deadly conundrums in the original stories commissioned especially for the volume/5.

This anthology was one of the best I've read. The write-up on the authors before each segment was very informative and led to other books by these authors. The historical spin on the detectives blended well with the storyline and added a flavor not found in modern works.

Overall a great book/5(17). Buy a cheap copy of The Mammoth Collection of Historical book by Mike Ashley. With over 50 stories written by authors such as Ellis Peters and Joan Aiken, these two books, presented in a slipcase are intended as a gift for any fan of the Free shipping over $/5(1).

The Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives is a collection of 29 short stories. The stories are grouped into the historical eras of their setting. Nearly half are written specially for the collection, whilst the remainder have been written mostly during the preceding decades/5.

Readers of the immensely popular first Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits will welcome back Steven Saylor's Gordianus the Finder and his occasional employer, the lawyer Cicero (in a story never collected before in book form), Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma in medieval Ireland, and Mary Reed and Eric Mayer's John the Eunuch, the Pages:   A companion to the Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits contains more fictional detectives--including monastic investigators Brother Cadfael and Sister Fidelma, cowboy sleuth Ben Snow, and newcomers William Shakespeare and Hans Christian Andersen.

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Children's. The Mammoth Book Of Historical Whodunnits book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The third new collection of historical mur /5. The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction (Mammoth Books) by. Mike Ashley. Rate this book.

Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives by. Mike Ashley (Editor) avg rating — 87 ratings. score: The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits by. Mike. Mike Ashley is the author and editor of over sixty books including the bestselling Mammoths Comic Fantasy, Seriously Comic Fantasy and Fantasy, and the crime-fiction collections The Mammoth Book of Locked Room Mysteries, The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits and The Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits.

He lives in Chatham, : Little, Brown Book Group. In the spirit of Umberto Ecos The Name of the Rose and Ellis Peters acclaimed Brother Cadfael mysteries, here is a collection of historical detective stories, written by contemporary authors and featuring a gallery of offbeat sleuths from the past.

In a wry send-up of the classic locked room puzzle, an Egyptian sage ponders the mystery of a locked tomb.4/5. The Mammoth book of historical whodunnits by Ashley, Michael.

Father Hugh and the deadly scythe / Mary Monica Pulver -- Leonardo Da Vinci, detective / Theodore Mathieson -- A sad and bloody hour / Joe Gores -- The Christmas masque / S.S.

Rafferty -- Murder lock'd in / Lillian de la Torre -- Captain Nash and the wroth inheritance / Raymond Pages: I started with the second volume, The Mammoth Book of More Historical Whodunnits, and enjoyed it so much that I went out and got a copy of this one as well.

I really liked the time-span of story settings, and the best part was the mystery that was written down over years ago!/5(5). The Mammoth Book Of series is not so much a book as it is a collection.

Each book features a variety of stories that all surround a particular theme. These themes are varied in that they cover numerous specific concepts that people hold a strong vested interest in.

Prime historical crimes, in differnt settings, seen thru the eyes of each individual writer with each sleuth thoroughly enjoyable and set apart by their crime-solving methods. A really good book for the night stand so you can read one or two stories and pick the order in which you read them/5(4).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Readers of the immensely popular first Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits will welcome back Steven Saylor’s Gordianus the Finder and his occasional employer, the lawyer Cicero (in a story never collected before in book form), Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma in medieval Ireland, and Mary Reed and Eric Mayer’s John the Eunuch, the Emperor Justinian’s Lord Chamberlain.

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