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Trents Last Case (Black Widow Thriller)

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Published by HarperCollins Publisher .
Written in English


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ISBN 100060804408
ISBN 109780060804404
OCLC/WorldCa4606846


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In it, Trent is sent to a charming English seaside village to cover the murder of Sigsbee Manderson for a 5/5(3). Trent's Last Case is the first book in which gentleman sleuth Philip Trent appears. The novel has a unique place in the history of detective fiction because it is the first major send-up of the genre.— Excerpted from Trent's Last Case on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Trent's Last Case (Philip Trent, #1) by E.C. Bentley avg rating — 3, ratings — published — 83 editions. Trent's Last Case Note: Other titles (American): The Woman in Black.

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The original novel was published inand there was a silent version of the same story made in Hollywood under the direction of Howard Hawks (Trent's Last Case ()). The original author, Edmund Clerihew Bentley, was a comic poet who disliked detective stories and conceived of the novel as a parody and an attack on the form/10().

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It was based on the novel Trent's Last Case by E. Bentley, and had been filmed previously in the UK with Clive Brook inand in a US ed by: Herbert Wilcox. Trent's Last Case, by E.C. Bentley Project Gutenberg's Trent's Last Case, by E.C.

(Edmund Clerihew) Bentley This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no. Written in in reaction to the Sherlock Holmes stories, Trent's Last Case was startlingly original when it first appeared.

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Trent's Last Case by E C Bentley 1st edition with dedication to friend G K Chesterton published Nelson. Where is trents last case book in the widow?. Find answers for Murder in the Alps on   Trent's Last Case () is his only full-length novel. A sequel, published over 25 years later was co-written, then followed only by a series of short stories.

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Trent becomes involved in the case of the murder of millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson, slain while on holiday in England. In John Curran's introduction to this edition, he refers to Trent's Last Case as "one of the most famous milestones in the genre." He quotes EC Bentley from his autobiography, Those Days () where he writes "Some time in the year it more /5(3K).

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Trent's Last Case begins when millionaire American financier Sigsbee Manderson is murdered while on holiday in England.

A London newspaper sends Trent to investigate, and he is soon matching wits with Scotland Yard's Inspector Murth as they probe ever deeper in search of a solution to a mystery filled with odd, mysterious twists and turns. : Trent's Last Case (The Mystery library) () by E. Bentley and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

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Directed by Howard Hawks. With Donald Crisp, Raymond Griffith, Marceline Day, Raymond Hatton/10(44). Trent's Last Case () About book: I haven't read a lot of mystery books in my life. Seeing a reading available via librivox, I decided to listen to the stream for a bit. Satisfied with a few minutes of Kirsten Wever narration of the prologue, I decided to download and listen to the book in its entirety.

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A sequel, published over 25 years later was co-written, then followed only by a series of short stories. Bentley, while a great admirer of Conan Doyle, considered Holmes to be impossibly perfect and lacking in most human attributes.

Bentley was convinced he could do better in this respect 4/5(48). Trent's Last Case, published when Conan Doyle and Chesterton were both at the pinnacle of their respective literary careers, was the first detective story to use finger-printing as a means of detecting the criminal. Dedicated to his friend G.

Chesterton, E. Bentley, a journalist first with the Daily News and then with The Daily Telegraph, intended the book to be a gentle parody of the.

Trent’s Last Case audiobook, by E. Bentley Written in as a light-hearted 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.

When a powerful and ruthless. I will never touch a crimemystery again. The Manderson affair shall be Philip Trent's last case. His high-blown pride at length breaks under him." Trent's smile suddenly returned. " I could have borne everything but that last revelation of the impotence of human reason.

This copy of Trent's Last Case, by E. Bentley, is a mass market paperback, published by Pocket [#,2nd printing. [Creases, textblock discolored.] [Also released as: Seller Rating: % positive. His detective novel, Trent's Last Case (), is the first modern mystery. It was much praised and admired by, among others, Dorothy L.

Sayers. It features a dense, labyrinthine and mystifying plotting which was unusual for the time (which was between high brow novels and pulp fiction serials and magazines imprints) and aroused great interest. Trent's Last Case audiobook by Edmund Clerihew Bentley ( -- ) This is one of a series of EC Bentley novels featuring the highly erudite artist qua reporter / detective, Philip Trent.

Trent's Last Case (Book): Bentley, E. C. Help Help, opens a new window. The British Library gives as its earliest edition, by Thomas Nelson & Sons.

I happen to have a copy of a letter by John Buchan to his colleagues at Nelson’s, saying, ‘we really must publish Trent’s Last Case in our one shilling new novels series as it’s a great story, and Bentley could really do with the money right now’.

Even if.The first full-length detective novel to use fingerprinting as a means of detection, its intricate plotting and the double-twist in the final minutes, and not least its engaging hero, painter and amateur sleuth Philip Trent, have assured the book a place in classic fiction of this genre.