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The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries 5 (The Mammoth Books of Best British Crime)

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Leading crime critic Maxim Jakubowski presents this year's must-have collection of British crime fiction. This latest volume of the acclaimed annual collection presents over 20 short stories of murder mystery, selected from the very cream of new British crime fiction. Contributors include Lee Child, Colin Dexter, Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Len Deighton, John Harvey, an ...more
Paperback, 2008, 530 pages
Published 2008 by Robinson
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Marie
Caveat: this is an annual collection and I'm afraid the books don't have their volume number printed on them anywhere. I chose "vol 5" from the good reads options because of the copyright date, but I could be off!

The collection is, indeed, "mammoth" with 30 stories of varying lengths, some quite long. My favorite of all was "Daphne McAndrews and the Smack-Head Junkies" by Stuart McBride. It was the eighth story in the collection and so good it's rather worth slogging through the more forgettable
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Joanne Parkington
Another excellent edition ... Ray Banks, Stuart MacBride & Ken Bruen were the best for me ... a good mix of various themes & lengths ... well worth a look as a 'filler' before starting on your next novel .....
Rebecca
Predictable mysteries throughout the book, but I really enjoyed a few of them. I bookmarked specific authors whose short stories I enjoyed.
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A really good collection of short stories.
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Maxim Jakubowski is a crime, erotic, and science fiction writer and critic.

Jakubowski was born in England by Russian-British and Polish parents, but raised in France. Jakubowski has also lived in Italy and has travelled extensively. Jakubowski edited the science fiction anthology Twenty Houses of the Zodiac in 1979 for the 37th World Science Fiction Convention (Seacon '79) in Brighton. He also con
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