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The Book of Extraordinary Impossible Crimes and Puzzling Deaths

By Maxim Jakubowski & Martin Edwards &
The Book of Extraordinary Impossible Crimes and Puzzling Deaths by Maxim Jakubowski & Martin Edwards &  digital book - Fable

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This anthology draws together some of the best new stories of mystery and murder—compiled by the Anthony Award–winning crime fiction editor.

This anthology collects the most original stories of murder by some of mystery fiction's most inventive talents from the United States and United Kingdom. With innovative new takes on locked-room mysteries and impossible crimes, these short stories are full of vexing conundrums and reality-defying puzzles. A murder has been committed—but how could it have happened?

Curated by Maxim Jakubowski, one of the crime genre’s most renowned editors, this volume features never-before-seen stories by acclaimed authors—including British Science Fiction Award–winner Eric Brown, Derringer Award–winner O'Neil de Noux, and multiple CWA Dagger Award–winners and nominees.

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About Maxim Jakubowski

Maxim Jakubowski is a novelist and editor. He was born in the United Kingdom and educated in France. Following a career in book publishing, he opened the world-famous Murder One bookshop in London in 1988. He compiles two acclaimed annual series for the Mammoth list, Best New Erotica and Best British Crime. He is a winner of the Anthony and Karel awards, a frequent TV and radio broadcaster, crime columnist for the Guardian newspaper, and Literary Director of London's Crime Scene Festival. He lives in London, United Kingdom.

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John Grant, real name Paul Barnett, was the author of over sixty books, of which about one‑third were novels. His The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney’s Animated Characters is regarded as the standard work in its field. As co-editor with John Clute of The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, he received the Hugo, the World Fantasy Award, and several other international awards. He received his second Hugo in 2004 for The Chesley Awards with Elizabeth L. Humphrey and Pamela D. Scoville. As technical editor of the Clute/Nicholls Encyclopedia of Science Fiction he shared a rare British Science Fiction Association Special Award. He died in 2020.
 

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