- the crime of sylvestre bonnard
This collection of five stories brings together a variety of writing styles from the genre of crime writing. From the adventures of the most famous of all detectives, Sherlock Holmes, to the contemporary writings of Ruth Rendell and Alexander McCall Smith, there will a story here to delight everyone.
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Nature of a Crime is Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Fords collaborative work, a study of human psychology. Delving into the darkest recesses of human mind, they present idiosyncratic characters fighting with their own overwhelming desires and intuitions. The deep love of the protagonist gives way to even more profound desperation. The feelings of the protagonist, as life is crumbles around him, are expressed profoundly by the two authors.
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930) was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. The Crime of the Congo is a book intended to expose the situation of serious human rights abuses in the Congo Free State, persohal property of the King of the Belgians, Leopold II. This exposure includes many cases of violations, including a serious excess of authority, slavery, and tortures.
Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Fords collaborative work, The Nature of a Crime is a study of human psychology. Delving into the darkest recesses of human mind, they present idiosyncratic characters fighting with their own overwhelming desires and intuitions. The deep love of the protagonist gives way to even more profound desperation. The feelings of the protagonist, as life is crumbles around him, are expressed profoundly by the two authors.
What connects a movie star, an archaeologist, a French maid, a prime minister, a wealthy dowager, and an Italian count? Crime, of course - and the master crime-solver, Hercule Poirot. Half of them have fallen victim to a terrible crime; the others have fallen under suspicion. This collection brings together 14 stories, 14 crimes, and twice as many suspects from Poirots mysterious adventures around the globe. This time, he investigates the mysterious murders that followed the opening of Pharaoh Men-her-Ras tomb.
A troubled young man commits the perfect crime - the murder of a vile pawnbroker whom no one will miss. Raskolnikov is desperate for money, but convinces himself that his motive for the murder is to benefit mankind. So begins one of the greatest novels ever written, a journey into the criminal mind, a police thriller, and a philosophical meditation on morality and redemption.
The Hound of the Basketyilles is the third of the crime novels featuring Sherlock Holmes, first published in 1901-1902. It tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case.
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