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from the Crime Writers' Association
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About The Book
Vintage Crime is a CWA anthology with a difference, celebrating members’ work over the years. The book will gather stories from the mid-1950s until the twenty-first century by great names of the past, great names of the present together with a few hidden treasures by less familiar writers. The first CWA anthology, Butcher’s Dozen, appeared in 1956, and was co-edited by Julian Symons, Michael Gilbert, and Josephine Bell. The anthology has been edited by Martin Edwards since 1996, and has yielded many award-winning and nominated stories in the UK and overseas.
This new edition includes an array of incredible and award-winning authors: Robert Barnard, Simon Brett, Liza Cody, Mat Coward, John Dickson Carr, Marjorie Eccles, Martin Edwards, Kate Ellis, Anthea Fraser, Celia Fremlin, Frances Fyfield, Michael Gilbert, Paula Gosling, Lesley Grant-Adamson, HRF Keating, Bill Knox, Peter Lovesey, Mick Herron, Michael Z. Lewin, Susan Moody, Julian Symons and Andrew Taylor.
- Publisher: Flame Tree Press (August 11, 2020)
- Length: 320 pages
- ISBN13: 9781787585461
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Raves and Reviews
'For more than sixty years, the CWA has done more for British crime writing than any other organisation.'
– Andrew Taylor, award-winning author of The American Boy and recipient of the 2009 CWA Diamond Dagger
"A book that should provide hours of entertainment and discovery for fans of mysteries and especially those with British roots and overtones."
"There is something for everyone within this anthology with the stories spanning a variety of time periods and types of crime."
– The Nerdy Girl Express
“Excellently put together, and overall an enjoyable reader that shows many different styles which keeps the genre well and truly alive.”
“[...] if you like “golden age” mysteries, with puzzles to figure out, you’ll enjoy this book. I certainly did!”
– Wine and Proses
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