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This superb collection of new and previously unpublished crime stories celebrates 75 years of The Detection Club. The Detection Club represents the cream of British crime writing talent. Appropriately for such a society, the precise date of the Club's founding is shrouded in mystery, but the Club was formalised with a constitution and rules in1932. Its first president was G.K. Chesterton, and since then the mantle of Presidency has passed to some of the most significant names in the history of crime fiction, including Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Julian Symonds. The Club meets three times a year, to dine, to plot and to exchange ideas. This anthology includes twelve new stories by the best of British. The stellar line up includes Lindsey Davis, Robert Barnard, Colin Dexter, Robert Goddard, John Harvey, Reginald Hill, P.D. James, H.R.F. Keating, Peter Lovesey, Michael Ridpath, Margaret Yorke and Simon Brett, and the collection has been edited by Simon Brett. Among the authors are a number of bestsellers as well as winners of both Diamond and Gold Daggers. This outstanding collection will be a must with crime lovers everywhere.

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Ten years since it was first published in hardback, and now for the first time in mass market paperback, this volume of short stories by the cream of British crime writing talent celebrates 75 years of the quintessential Detection Club.

The Detection Club represents the cream of British crime writing talent. Founded on the cusp of the 1930s, the Club’s first President was G.K. Chesterton, and since then the mantle of Presidency has passed to some of the most significant names inthe history of crime fiction, including Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Julian Symons. The Club meets three times a year - to dine, to plot, and to exchange ideas.

This anthology includes eleven new stories by the Best of British: Robert Barnard, Lyndsey Davis, Colin Dexter, Clare Francis, Robert Goddard, John Harvey, Reginald Hill, P.D. James, H.R.F. Keating, Michael Ridpath and Margaret Yorke, and has been edited by the Club’s President, Simon Brett. Among the authors are a number of bestsellers, as well as winners of both Diamond and Gold Daggers.

This outstanding collection is a must for crime lovers everywhere.

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Reviews for previous Detection Club re-issues:

‘A must for all connoisseurs of detective fiction.’ Literary Review

‘This year’s most welcome reissue.’ Sunday Telegraph

‘A book of irresistible charm for students of the detective story.’ Times Literary Supplement

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