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  1. Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe
  2. The Murdered Cousin by J. S. Le Fanu
  3. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens
  4. Levison’s Victim by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  5. The Mystery at Number Seven by Mrs Henry Wood
  6. The Going Out of Alessandro Pozzone by Richard Dowling
  7. Who Killed Zebedee? by Wilkie Collins
  8. A Circumstantial Puzzle by R. E. Francillon
  9. The Mystery of Essex Stairs by Sir Gilbert Campbell
  10. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. The Great Ruby Robbery by Grant Allen
  12. The Sapient Monkey by Headon Hill
  13. Cheating the Gallows by Israel Zangwill
  14. Drawn Daggers by C. L. Pirkis
  15. The Greenstone God and the Stockbroker by Fergus Hume
  16. The Arrest of Captain Vandaleur by L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace
  17. The Accusing Shadow by Harry Blyth
  18. The Ivy Cottage Mystery by Arthur Morrison
  19. The Azteck Opal by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  20. The Long Arm by Mary E. Wilkins
  21. The Case of Euphemia Raphash by M. P. Shiel
  22. The Tin Box by Herbert Keen
  23. Murder by Proxy by M. McDonnell Bodkin
  24. The Duchess of Wiltshire’s Diamonds by Guy Boothby
  25. The Story of The Spaniards, Hammersmith by E. and H. Heron
  26. The Lost Special by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  27. The Banknote Forger by C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  28. A Warning in Red by Victor L. Whitechurch & E. Conway
  29. The Fenchurch Street Mystery by Baroness Orczy
  30. The Green Spider by Sax Rohmer
  31. The Clue of the Silver Spoons by Robert Barr

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Victorian tales of mystery and detection: an Oxford anthology
1992, Oxford University Press
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Victorian Tales of Mystery and Detection: An Oxford Anthology
October 29, 1992, Oxford University Press, USA
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Table of Contents

The purloined letter / Edgar Allan Poe
The murdered cousin / J. S. Le Fanu
Hunted down / Charles Dickens
Levison's victim / Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The mystery at number seven / Mrs Henry Wood
The going out of Alessandro Pozzone / Richard Dowling
Who killed Zebedee? / Wilkie Collins
A circumstantial puzzle / R. E. Francillon
The mystery of Essex stairs / Sir Gilbert Campbell
The adventure of the blue carbuncle / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The great ruby robbery / Grant Allen
The sapient monkey / Headon Hill
Cheating the gallows / Israel Zangwill
Drawn daggers / C. L. Pirkis
The greenstone god and the stockbroker / Fergus Hume
The arrest of Captain Vandaleur / L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace
The accusing shadow / Harry Blyth
The ivy cottage mystery / Arthur Morrison
The Azteck opal / Rodrigues Ottolengui
The long arm / Mary E. Wilkins
The case of Euphemia Raphash / M. P. Shiel
The tin box / Herbert Keen
Murder by proxy / M. McDonnell Bodkin
The duchess of Wiltshire's diamonds / Guy Boothby
The story of the Spaniards, Hammersmith / E. and H. Heron
The lost special / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The banknote forger / C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
A warning in red / Victor L. Whitechurch and E. Conway
The Fenchurch Street mystery / Baroness Orczy
The green spider / Sax Rohmer
The clue of the silver spoons / Robert Barr

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [576]-578).

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The Oxford Book of Victorian Detective Stories
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PR1309.D4 V49 1992

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