Flappers and Philosophers
Published in 1920 following the success of the novel This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald's first collection of short stories includes many of his finest. 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction' present his archetypal Jazz Age heroines, the beautiful and wilful young women who became a hallmark of his fiction. Part of the Cambridge Edition series, this volume includes notes and details of the stories' composition and publication history.
A Christmas Railway Mystery
In December 1860, an employee at the Swindon Locomotive Works is found dead, his head missing. It proves to be a complex, baffling case for Inspector Colbeck, the Railway Detective, and finding the killer becomes urgent when Colbeck learns that another railway worker has been abducted.
Bracewell Mysteries - 7 Books
Nicholas Bracewell is the book-holder – the stage manager and mainstay – of Lord Westfield’s Men, a theatre troupe in Elizabethan London, whose actors and performances are bedevilled by tricksters, murderers, political intrigue, fire and the plague, all of which require Nicholas’s constant vigilance and investigations. The seven titles included in this set are: The Vagabond Clown (Read more...) The Roaring Boy (Read more...) The Princess of Denmark (Read more...) The Nine Giants (Read more...) The Mad Courtesan (Read more...) The Fair Maid of Bohemia (Read more...) The Devil's Apprentice (Read more...)