The Long Arm of the Law: Classic Police Stories by Martin Edwards

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Title : The Long Arm of the Law: Classic Police Stories
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ISBN : 0712356878
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Netta rated it ★★★★☆

October 10, 2017

For a modern reader, spoiled by intricate mysteries and sophisticated classic novels of the Golden Age of detective fiction, these short stories, written around the same age, would seem naïve and not very elaborate. It’s true and visible that the authors in this collection were not destined to be...

Yibbie rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

This is as close to a perfect mystery anthology as I have ever read. Every story is enjoyable. Oh, there aren’t any great surprises. We know going in that they will always get their man (or will they?), but each story still has a surprise or two hidden neatly in plain sight. That’s the best part...

Eric rated it ★★★★☆

August 14, 2017

This book has 15 short stories featuring professional British police officers. There is an Introduction by Martin Edwards which surveys the literature from Dickens to P D James. The stories are:- The Mystery of Chenholt- Alice and Claude Askew (1908) Entertaining, if slight, variation on the classi...

Erin rated it ★★★★★

August 15, 2017

The Long Arm of the Law, the latest anthology in the British Library Crime Classics series, represents something of a departure from previous collections, since it focuses on classic police stories. The Golden Age of Detective Fiction is popularly synonymous with the success of enthusiastic amate...

Emma rated it ★★★★☆

August 25, 2017

With most classic crime tales, the mystery is inevitably solved by an amateur sleuth and the good old trusted police detective is brushed to the side, watching some know-all gain all the glory for a case that he was responsible for. With ‘The Long Arm of the Law’ Martin Edwards celebrates the hum...

Steven rated it ★★★★☆

August 06, 2017

A consistently good collection.

GrabAsia rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2017

Short stories about police detectives. The man who married too much was superb, specially the legal catch that gave the game away. Another was about the blind man and who his dog allowed to be fed by. This series by the British Library is excellent.

Kate rated it ★★★★☆

September 12, 2017

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