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Trent"s last case.

E. Clerihew Bentley

Trent"s last case.

by E. Clerihew Bentley

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Published by Arrowsmith in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1913.

The Physical Object
Pagination192p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22330433M

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Trent"s last case by E. Clerihew Bentley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Manderson affair shall be Philip Trent's last case. His high-blown pride at length breaks under him.

It may sound odd enough to start a series from a case that shall be the last one in the sleuths career. But Trents Last Case is far more amazing than that. To begin with the narrative, pregnant with evocative, almost cinematographic /5. The sequel, ‘Trent’s Own Case’, did not appear for a further twenty three years and this was then followed by a book of short stories; ‘Trent Intervenes’.

Of ‘Trent's Last Case’ Agatha Christie wrote: 'One of the three best detective stories ever written’, whilst Dorothy L Sayers stated ‘It is the one detective story of the /5(17). Trent's Last Case Paperback – Septem by E. Bentley (Author)Reviews: 5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 9.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Trent's Last Case The Woman in Black Author: E.C.

(Edmund Clerihew) Bentley Release Date: Novem [EBook #] Last Updated: November 1, Language: English Character set. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. With Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood, Orson Welles, John McCallum.

When a wealthy business man is found dead reporter Philip Trent is sent to investigate. Against the police conclusions, he suspects the assumed suicide is really a murder, and becomes highly interested in the young widow and the dead man's private secretary/10().

Buy Trent's Last Case by Bentley, E C (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(51). Written in reaction to what Bentley perceived as the sterility and artificiality of the detective fiction of his day, Trent's Last Case features Philip Trent, an all-too-human detective who not only falls in love with the chief suspect but reaches a brillia.

Actually Trent's last case is his first - and his last: E. Bentley didn't write another full-length novel (although there is a disappointing collection of short-stories entitled 'Trent Intervenes', I think; the only edition of this I have seen was Cited by: 9.

The plot cannot be described further without spoiling the punch-line, as it were. Indeed, to the really clever detective fiction-lover, this is already almost saying too ’s Last Case was on the “ten best” list of Rex Stout, author of the famous Nero Wolfe mysteries.5/5(3).

Trent's Last Case by E. Clerihew Bentley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). - Buy Trent's Last Case book online at best prices in india on Read Trent's Last Case book reviews & author details and more at /5(46). Funny how age changes your view of a book.

I’m thinking specifically of Trent’s Last Case, the famous detective novel published in by E.C. Bentley, and how my view of it has flipped between two readings 35 years a teenager of 14 or 15, when I first read it, I knew enough about the history of detective fiction to know the book’s stature as a classic of.

I have been aware of this novel for a while now and aware of its’ canonical status, often being cited as the text which heralded in the golden age detective fiction era.

Writers such as Agatha Christie said that it was ‘one of the three best detective stories ever written,’ whilst Edgar Wallace described it. Internet Archive BookReader Trent's last case.

Called by Agatha Christie "one of the best detective stories ever written," Trent's Last Case delights with its flesh-and-blood characters, its naturalness and easy humor, and its style, which, as Dorothy Sayers has noted, "ranges from a vividly coloured rhetoric to a delicate and ironical literary fancy." New Introduction by Douglas G.

: Classic Detective. Directed by Howard Hawks. With Donald Crisp, Raymond Griffith, Marceline Day, Raymond Hatton/10(44). LibriVox recording of Trent's Last Case, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley. Read by Kirsten Wever.

This is one of a series of EC Bentley novels featuring the highly erudite artist qua reporter / detective, Philip Trent. The sequel,?Trent s Own Case, did not appear for a further twenty three years and this was then followed by a book of short stories;?Trent Intervenes. Of?Trent's Last Case Agatha Christie wrote: 'One of the three best detective stories ever written, whilst Dorothy L Sayers stated?It is the one detective story of the present century which /5(13).

Trent's Last Case E. Bentley. Crime/Mystery; 3, ratings. I loved this book, & only one major plot hole (& a too long finale) stopped me giving it 5★. I thought this was a thirties mystery and found out half way through my read that it was a groundbreaking novel from !/5(3K).

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.

Trent’s Last Case (Detective Club Crime Classics) By E. C. Bentley, Introduction by John Curran, Afterword by Dorothy L. Sayers. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of : 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.