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The Crime of the Century

Hardcover reprint of Kingsley Amis's The Crime of the Century

Kingsley Amis
Second impression. 8vo. Pp. ix, 141. Black cloth boards, lettered in gilt to spine; decorated end-papers. Introduced by the author with an Alternative Solution by Howard Martin. Reprint of the first case-bound edition, originally published in paperback in 1987 by J. M. Dent & Sons in its Dent Mastercrime series.
A string of murders of young women in a London park draws Detective Bill Barry out of retirement. A detective story strewn with red herrings, first published in six episodes in The Sunday Times between 13th of July and 28th of September 1975. Readers were invited to offer solutions to the mystery, with the winning entry published for the first time in book form along-side the author's (completely different) denouement.
format
hardback
publisher
Hutchinson
published in
London
publication year
1989
ISBN
0091738075
pagination
141 pages
width × height
14.5 × 22 cm
genre
crime fiction
language
English
binding style
cloth
binding state
original binding
condition  . . .
fine
of jacket
near fine
GBP£ 12
EUR€ 14.10
USD$ 15.70
ref.CKU 743