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The Crime Committee By Gavin Macdonald
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Sergeant MacRae's first case with Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth, explaining their odd relationship and giving a humorous insight into the Scottish university scene. A lecturer is murdered in Inverforth... More > University and MacRae is appalled when Forsyth lets an academic committee loose on the investigation, making a bet with the University's Principal on who will solve the crime. A second murder occurs and MacRae is in despair, fearing for his job, when an academic admits he has solved the mystery and the other two say likewise. But it emerges each has fastened on a clue relevant to his own discipline and they have come to three different solutions. Forsyth again triumphs by using logical deduction to name the killer.< Less
Crossword Crimes By Prakash Rao
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Billy loves puzzles, especially crossword puzzles. One puzzle, however, gives his father, a detective, a much-needed break on a case - and lands Billy in deep trouble. Soon, Billy is sucked into a... More > world of greed, of crime, of criminals who have little regard for lives and cold-bloodedly eliminate anyone who comes in their way. Billy and his best friends are in great danger. Can they solve the puzzles and identify the criminals before it is too late? And who is the mysterious mastermind who issues the cryptic commands? Join Billy as he uses his skills and resources to stay one hop ahead of the criminals!< Less
The Crime Committee By gavin macdonald
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Sergeant MacRae's first case with Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth, explaining their odd relationship and giving a humorous insight into the Scottish university scene. A lecturer is murdered in... More > Inverforth University and MacRae is appalled when Forsyth lets an academic committee loose on the investigation, making a bet with the University's Principal on who will solve the crime. A second murder occurs and MacRae is in despair, fearing for his job, when an academic admits he has solved the mystery and the other two say likewise. But it emerges each has fastened on a clue relevant to his own discipline and they have come to three different solutions. Forsyth again triumphs by using logical deduction to name the killer.< Less
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Crime & Detection By Victor Canning
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Thirty-seven stories of crime and detection by Victor Canning, originally published in newspapers and magazines in the 1950s and 1960s.
The University of Crime By Raul Bedoya
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The university of crime, the jail book, because when you open the cover, you lock in its pages, like bars, so you can not leave until I did not finish it. Commentary BBC london
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Fyodor Dostoevsky is the Russian author famous for exploring psychological and existential depths in his work, most notably in The Brothers Karamazov and this here Crime and Punishment. It focuses on... More > the mental and moral wrangling of Raskolnikov, a poor St. Petersburg ex-student who plans and acts out the murder of a conniving scoundrel - a low life pawn broker who's got some desperately needed cash. Raskolnikov justifies his act by comparing himself to Napoleon, thinking that some murder is committed for a higher purpose. He also sets out to perform good acts with the money to outweigh his crime. Crime and Punishment was written in 6 parts, and it's fascinating to note that the novel has a clear, almost mathematical balance to it. It's said to look like a "flattened X" in its structure, and Raskolnikov changes directly in the middle. If you haven't read any Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment is a murder mystery to end all murder mysteries.< Less
The Jungle Crime By Luke Allan
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THE JUNGLE CRIME The Jungle Restaurant, catering with its realistic atmosphere and subdued lights for the sensation-loving city night-life, is the scene of a brutal murder. Detective Muldrew, whom... More > readers of Murder at Midnight will remember, is put in charge of the case, and succeeds in following a baffling trail through a series of thrilling episodes to a dramatic conclusion. Tiger Lillie, star reporter and leader of “the Gang” is involved, and he and his friends meet with many exciting adventures in their endeavours to clear up the mystery of the unknown murderer. A skilful, swiftly-moving “thriller” by a master of mysteries.< Less
A Hint of Crime By The Bristol Fiction Writers' Group
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The second anthology from the Bristol Fiction Writers’ Group is packed with 24 stories from 12 writers. Each story has an element of crime, some the merest pinch of larceny – others a... More > dump-truck full of misdemeanours. A varied volume of amusing, shocking, and surprising misdeeds.< Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Crime and Punishment focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-student in St. Petersburg who formulates and executes a plan to kill an unscrupulous... More > pawnbroker for her cash. Raskolnikov argues that with the pawnbroker's money he can perform good deeds to counterbalance the crime, while ridding the world of a worthless vermin. He also commits this murder to test his own hypothesis that some people are naturally capable of such things, and even have the right to do them. Several times throughout the novel, Raskolnikov justifies his actions by comparing himself with Napoleon Bonaparte, believing that murder is permissible in pursuit of a higher purpose.< Less

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