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The Line Up : The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives

Penzler, Otto [ editor ]

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ISBN 10: 1849165203 / ISBN 13: 9781849165204
Editorial: Quercus, 2011
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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light edge wear to jacket. clean and tight copy. NO remainder mark, jacket is NOT price clipped, Signed by Otto Penzler and " Best Mysterious Wishes ". N° de ref. de la librería 156052

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Título: The Line Up : The World's Greatest Crime ...

Editorial: Quercus

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

The great recurring characters in the mystery series we love become like old friends. Our favourite cops and sleuths earn our respect and we follow their antics with baited breath from one instalment to the next. But where do some of the most fascinating detectives in the mystery and thriller world really come from? What was the real-life location that inspired Michael Connelly to make Harry Bosch a former Vietnam tunnel rat? Why is Jack Reacher such a giant of a guy, and why did Lee Child make him a drifter? How did a brief encounter in Botswana inspire Alexander McCall Smith to create the kind but no-nonsense Precious Ramotswe? In The Lineup, some of today's top mystery writers reveal the genesis of their unforgettable characters. For mystery fans everywhere, this is a unique and highly entertaining volume to read and relish again and again. Find out about your favourite characters, and maybe discover some new ones too.

About the Author:

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, the editor of many mystery antholgies, and coauthor of the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, for which he won an Edgar Award. He lives in New York.

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