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Exploring Genre Fiction By Janet Blaylock
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This is a collection of short stories in the various genre fiction subgenres such as Christian Fiction, Comedy, Detective Fiction, Fables, Fantasy, and others.
Exploring Genre Fiction By Janet Blaylock
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This is a collection of short stories in the various genre fiction subgenres such as Christian Fiction, Comedy, Detective Fiction, Fables, Fantasy, and others.
The Mysteries of Udolpho By Ann Radcliffe
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British author ANN RADCLIFFE (1764-1823) pioneered the Gothic romance as popular fiction with her 1789 debut novel, The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne, and went on to wild success with further works... More > of demure heroines lost in the perils of supernatural melodrama. In this 1794 thriller, perhaps the quintessential example of the genre and Radcliffe's most popular work, the young and beautiful orphan Emily St. Aubert is imprisoned at sinister Castle Udolpho, and suffers frustrated romance and the hauntings of ghosts. A vital example of early horror and later a profound influence on pulp fiction, this is essential reading for both fans of the genre and those interested in its psychological and thematic development.< Less
Mysteries and Adventures By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Originally published in Great Britain in 1890 by the Walter Scott Company, Mysteries and Adventures collected together seven of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s earliest fictional works. Three years... More > later, two international editions were issued and these featured five additional stories. Conan Doyle was not to profit from any of these ventures as, in order to have the stories carried by popular journals of the day, he had signed over all rights to their owners. Prior to their appearance in book form, several had been printed without credit and were not commonly known to be the work of Conan Doyle. The narratives in Mysteries and Adventures dance confidently across the genres, touching upon colonial life, political upheaval, the supernatural, romance and the furrow he would later plough to great acclaim, crime. These twelve entertaining tales plot Doyle’s development from budding young writer to the great author that he quickly became.< Less
Mysteries and Adventures By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Originally published in Great Britain in 1890 by the Walter Scott Company, Mysteries and Adventures collected together seven of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s earliest fictional works. Three years... More > later, two international editions were issued and these featured five additional stories. Conan Doyle was not to profit from any of these ventures as, in order to have the stories carried by popular journals of the day, he had signed over all rights to their owners. Prior to their appearance in book form, several had been printed without credit and were not commonly known to be the work of Conan Doyle. The narratives in Mysteries and Adventures dance confidently across the genres, touching upon colonial life, political upheaval, the supernatural, romance and the furrow he would later plough to great acclaim, crime. These twelve entertaining tales plot Doyle’s development from budding young writer to the great author that he quickly became.< Less
Tales of Mystery, Suspense and Fantasy By Kevin Toal
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A series of short stories covering many genres and styles.
The Technique of the Mystery Story By Phillip J. Morledge, Carolyn Wells
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The ideal guide for the new mystery writer, or for all lovers of the genre. Includes indepth analysis of writers of the calibre of Conan Doyle, Poe and Rinehart.
The Technique of the Mystery Story By Phillip J. Morledge, Carolyn Wells
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The ideal guide for the new mystery writer, or for all lovers of the genre. Includes indepth analysis of writers of the calibre of Conan Doyle, Poe and Rinehart.
The Technique of the Mystery Story By Carolyn Wells
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Do you love mystery stories, such as the Sherlock Holmes stories and those of Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie? Do you ever yearn to be a good writer of mysteries? Carolyn Wells was a prolific... More > author of mystery novels. In this detailed book, she teaches the history, types, principles, devices, plots, and structures of mystery writings. She gives advice to would-be authors of this genre, including ghost and riddle stories as well as detective and crime mysteries. This authoritative work begins with a justification of mystery as a legitimate literary art form, with numerous quotations from authorities. Then proceeding systematically through her topics, she explains and illustrates the mystery-writing craft with excerpts from mystery works and quotations of literary critics and notable authors. The lover of mystery will find many authors and stories cited and excerpted in this book, which would be a good resource for finding more material to satisfy the reader's thirst for the genre.< Less
The Mystery of Marie Roget By Edgar Allan Poe
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When the body of Marie Rogêt is found in the Seine River, detective C. Auguste Dupin uses his superior deductive skills to discover the identity of the murderer. “The Mystery of Marie... More > Rogêt” is based in part on the actual murder of Mary Cecilia Rogers in New York in the mid-nineteenth century, and is believed to be the first example of real-life crime used as a foundation for fictional narrative. A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe’s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Pit and the Pendulum”, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “The Masque of the Red Death” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”.< Less

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