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Complete Works of Anna Katharine Green (Illustrated)

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Length: 6,221 pages162 hours

Summary

The Mother of Detective Fiction, the American novelist Anna Katharine Green produced well-constructed plots, noted for their sound knowledge of criminal law and accurate realism. Her detective stories would have a lasting influence on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie and countless other writers of crime and mystery literature. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Green’s complete works in the US public domain, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Green’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major novels and other texts
* All 28 novels in US public domain, with individual contents tables
* Features rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Many works are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Special Amelia Butterworth Series contents table – the original influence for Jane Marple
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Includes rare uncollected short stories, appearing here for the first time in digital publishing, including 7 TO 12: A DETECTIVE STORY
* Includes Green’s rare poetry collection THE DEFENCE OF THE BRIDE AND OTHER POEMS – available in no other collection
* Green’s play RISIFI’S DAUGHTER, digitised here for the first time
* Features rare non-fiction newspaper articles by Green
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


Please note: Green's last novel THE STEP ON THE STAIR was published in 1923 and so cannot appear in this edition due to US copyright law. When it enters the US public domain, it will be be added to the eBook as a free update.


CONTENTS:


The Amelia Butterworth Series


The Novels
THE LEAVENWORTH CASE
A STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE
THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES
XYZ
HAND AND RING
THE MILL MYSTERY
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
THE FORSAKEN INN
A MATTER OF MILLIONS
CYNTHIA WAKEHAM’S MONEY
MARKED PERSONAL
MISS HURD
DOCTOR IZARD
THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOOR
LOST MAN’S LANE
AGATHA WEBB
THE CIRCULAR STUDY
ONE OF MY SONS
THE FILIGREE BALL
THE MILLIONAIRE BABY
THE WOMAN IN THE ALCOVE
THE CHIEF LEGATEE
THE MAYOR’S WIFE
THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS
THE HOUSE OF THE WHISPERING PINES
INITIALS ONLY
DARK HOLLOW
THE MYSTERY OF THE HASTY ARROW


The Shorter Fiction
THE OLD STONE HOUSE AND OTHER STORIES
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY
THE GOLDEN SLIPPER AND OTHER PROBLEMS FOR VIOLET STRANGE
TO THE MINUTE, SCARLET AND BLACK
UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES


The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Play
RISIFI’S DAUGHTER


The Poetry
THE DEFENCE OF THE BRIDE AND OTHER POEMS


The Non-Fiction
NEWSPAPER ARTICLES


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