An Oxford Anthology of Mystery Stories

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OUP Oxford, Aug 5, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
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This collection features over fourteen mystery stories to puzzle and amaze. Perfect for young readers, the collection includes stories that range from creepy school computers to amateur bank robbers; from lost villages to deadly Christmas presents. Both funny and serious in tone, readers are sure to be intrigued by the variety.
 

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Contents

Introduction
ix
Rodiers Necklace Linda Netvbery
18
Bad Presents DavidEelbin
33
Gone Away John Gordon
48
Yesterday Upon
67
Double Rap Hilary McKay
73
Maggies Window Marjorie Darke
83
Robert Dawson
101
The Happy Alien Jean Ure
117
The Drowning Malcolm Rose
132
Bad Dreams DouglasHill
149
Sarah A lison Prince
165
Doing the Bank JanBitrchettand
179
Mysteries Laurence Staig
196
Acknowledgements
214
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Dennis Hamley is a graduate of Cambridge University. He recieved his PHD at the University of Leicester and went on to teach English, later becoming an author of over 71 books.

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