This tome collects all the crime fiction of M. McDonnell Bodkin (1850-1933), Q.C., Irish journalist, barrister, Member of Parliament, and County Court Judge of Clare.
Contents long out of print consist of the complete texts of the following books:
Paul Beck (1898), Dora Myrl (1900), The Quest of Paul Beck (1908), The Capture of Paul Beck (1911), Young Beck (1912), Pigeon Blood Rubies (1915), Paul Beck, Detective (1929).
There is an introduction by Geoff Bradley and the study "Women Detectives in Fiction" by Thomas Bodkin.
Folio Hard Cover
with Full Colour Dustjacket, 604 pages.
ISBN 1-55246-396-6 @ $125.00
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