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The Resource Six against the yard : in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve, by members of The Detection Club

Six against the yard : in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve, by members of The Detection Club

Label
Six against the yard : in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve
Title
Six against the yard
Title remainder
in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve
Statement of responsibility
by members of The Detection Club
Title variation
6 against the yard
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A unique anthology for crime aficionados - six <U+2018>perfect murder<U+2019> stories written by the most accomplished crime writers of the 1930s, designed to fox real-life Scotland Yard Superintendent Cornish, who comments on whether or not these crimes could have genuinely been solved. In this unique collection, legendary crime writers Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers and Russell Thorndike each attempt to create the unsolvable murder, which Superintendent Cornish of the CID then attempts to unravel
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.0872080912
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1966
  • 1893-1971
  • 1890-1976
  • 1879-1957
  • 1888-1957
  • 1893-1957
  • 1885-1972
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  • Allingham, Margery
  • Berkeley, Anthony
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Crofts, Freeman Wills
  • Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott
  • Sayers, Dorothy L.
  • Thorndike, Russell
  • Detection Club
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Murder
Label
Six against the yard : in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve, by members of The Detection Club
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Publication
Note
  • "By members of the Detection Club including Dorothy L. Sayers [and] Margery Allingham, with an essay by Agatha Christie."--Jacket
  • "First published in Great Britain by Selwyn & Blount 1936."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It didn't work out -- Would the murderess tell? -- The fallen idol -- Murder in uniform -- The policeman only taps once -- ... And then come the handcuffs! -- Strange death of Major Scallion -- Detectives sometimes read -- Blood sacrifice -- They wouldn't believe him! -- The parcel -- The motive shows the man -- Afterword: The arsenic poison mystery -- The tragic family of Croydon
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780007513918
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn840431403
  • (OCoLC)840431403
Label
Six against the yard : in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve, by members of The Detection Club
Publication
Note
  • "By members of the Detection Club including Dorothy L. Sayers [and] Margery Allingham, with an essay by Agatha Christie."--Jacket
  • "First published in Great Britain by Selwyn & Blount 1936."--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It didn't work out -- Would the murderess tell? -- The fallen idol -- Murder in uniform -- The policeman only taps once -- ... And then come the handcuffs! -- Strange death of Major Scallion -- Detectives sometimes read -- Blood sacrifice -- They wouldn't believe him! -- The parcel -- The motive shows the man -- Afterword: The arsenic poison mystery -- The tragic family of Croydon
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780007513918
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn840431403
  • (OCoLC)840431403

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