Trent's Last Case (Oxford Popular Fiction)

Bentley, E. C.

ISBN 10: 0192824228 / 0-19-282422-8
ISBN 13: 9780192824226
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Written in reaction against the solemnity of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Trent's Last Case, with its ingeniously twisting plot and cheerfully self-mocking hero, is the first classic of the golden age of English detective fiction.
A powerful and ruthless American capitalist is found dead in the garden of his English country house. But why is he not wearing his false teeth? Why is his young widow so relieved at his death? The artist and amateur detective Philip Trent arrives to find that there is more to the case than the solving of a puzzle: he must also accept his own fallibility, in detection and in romance. The only edition available in print, Trent's Last Case is the prototype of the modern detective novel.

Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.

Trent's Last Case (Oxford Popular Fiction): Search Results


Bentley, E. C.
ISBN 10: 0192824228
ISBN 13: 9780192824226
Bookseller: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Oxford University Press, USA. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0192824228

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 133.50
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book