Trent's Last Case

Trent's Last Case

by Simon Vance, E C Hentley
     
 


* Mp3 CD Format *. Considered by many to be the first modern mystery novel, Trent's Last Case introduces the gentleman sleuth Philip Trent, a freelance reporter and investigator. Trent becomes involved in the case of the murder of millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson, slain while on holiday in England. During the course of his investigation, Trent… See more details below

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* Mp3 CD Format *. Considered by many to be the first modern mystery novel, Trent's Last Case introduces the gentleman sleuth Philip Trent, a freelance reporter and investigator. Trent becomes involved in the case of the murder of millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson, slain while on holiday in England. During the course of his investigation, Trent falls in love with one of the primary suspects. And while he collects evidence and becomes convinced that he has cracked the case, he turns out to be well off the mark.

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Encyclopedia Mysteriosa
Bentley's 1912 mystery masterpiece, Trent's Last Case, which introduced Philip Trent, a fallible, human detective with reconizable emotions, was astounding for its time and still stands up well today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400152087
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Unabridged Classics in Audio Series
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 7.52(h) x 0.53(d)

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Jon L. Breen
One of the first important modern detective novels was E.C. Bentley's Trent's Last Case, often cited as the precursor of the Golden Age. The impact of the world war may have delayed Bentley's influence from being fully felt before the next decade.

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