Mystery Classics, A Collection — Greenmantle, Murder in the Gunroom, and Mystery of the Yellow Room

Mystery Classics, A Collection — Greenmantle, Murder in the Gunroom, and Mystery of the Yellow Room

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Overview

This edition includes three complete books:
Greenmantle
Murder in the Gunroom
Mystery of the Yellow Room

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012802361
Publisher: Omnibus Select
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Series: Mystery Classics , #6
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 761 KB

About the Author

JOHN BUCHAN, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist, and politician who served as the fifteenth Governor General of Canada. He is noted for the espionage novel The Thirty-nine Steps, and horror fiction: Witch Wood, Skule Skerry, The Wind in the Portico and The Green Wildebeest.
"During World War I, he wrote for the War Propaganda Bureau and was a correspondent for The Times in France. In 1915, he published his most famous book The Thirty-nine Steps, a spy thriller set just before the outbreak of World War I, featuring his hero Richard Hannay, who was based on a friend from South African days, Edmund Ironside. The following year he published a sequel Greenmantle. In 1916, he joined the British Army Intelligence Corps where as a 2nd Lieutenant he wrote speeches and communiques for Sir Douglas Haig." — Wikipedia

H. BEAM PIPER was an American writer of science fiction.

GASTON LEROUX was a French journalist, novelist, and film producer. He is famous for the novel The Phantom of the Opera. The book has been made into several film and stage productions. After squandering a fortune, he worked as a court reporter and theater critic for L'Écho de Paris and later as an international correspondent for the Paris newspaper Le Matin and covered the Russian Revolution. His frst novel The Mystery of the Yellow Room featured the amateur detective Joseph Rouletabille. His contribution to detective fiction is compared to that of Arthur Conan Doyle and Edgar Allan Poe.

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