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The D. Case: Or the Truth about the Mystery of Edwin Drood
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The D. Case: Or the Truth about the Mystery of Edwin Drood Paperback - 1993

by Charles Dickens; Carlo Fruttero; Franco Lucentini

World-famous sleuths--Lew Archer, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and others--deliberate on Charles Dickens' last and never completed novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. As each chapter is studied, the mystery grows more mysterious.


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The authors combine the text of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, literary scholarship, the detective genre, and their knowledge of Rome to produce a hilarious, offbeat satire. Translated by Gregory Dowling. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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The authors combine the text of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, literary scholarship, the detective genre, and their knowledge of Rome to produce a hilarious, offbeat satire. Translated by Gregory Dowling. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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THE RUIN LIES THERE IN THE RAIN, a great fossilized eyesocket staring emptily at nothing, like a long-silenced witness; it is now no more than a traffic-island beset on all sides by raging motor vehicles.

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  • Title The D. Case: Or the Truth about the Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Author Charles Dickens; Carlo Fruttero; Franco Lucentini
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 608
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Mariner Books, Orlando, FL
  • Date 1993-10-15
  • ISBN 9780156236003 / 0156236001
  • Weight 1.93 lbs (0.88 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.92 x 6.08 x 1.5 in (22.66 x 15.44 x 3.81 cm)
  • Themes
    • Cultural Region: British
    • Cultural Region: Italy
  • Library of Congress subjects Mystery fiction, Rome (Italy)
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 91029169
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC
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