Crime Masterworks

Orion's Crime Masterworks is a series dedicated to bringing back into print, for a new generation of readers, some of the greatest crime stories ever written, There are stories of all kinds, from classic detective puzzles to the toughest of tough thrillers. Some of the books, such as The Maltese Falcon, are world-famous; others have been forgotten except by crime aficionados; but all are outstanding of their kind.
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message 1: by Phillip (new)

Phillip Thurlby I was lucky enough to find a hard-case-crime list that I could add to my shelves, but my other favorite series - Crime Masterworks - had no such list. So here it is.

It should be pretty comprehensive but feel free to add (these are not what one considers to be a master work, but books published by Orion in the "Crime Masterworks" series).

Vote for your favorite and lets see which is the master of the Masterworks (void due to absence of Raymond Chandler - but its just a bit of fun).


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