Trent's Last Case

Trent's Last Case

by E.C. Bentley

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 17/01/2018

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“Another gripping novel from Classic Detective Presents”…


Trent's Last Case is a detective novel written by E.C. Bentley and first published in 1913. Its central character reappeared subsequently in the novel Trent's Own Case (1936) and the short-story collection Trent Intervenes (1938).


Trent's Last Case is actually the first novel in which gentleman sleuth Philip Trent appears. The novel is a whodunit with a place in detective fiction history because it is the first major sendup of that genre: Not only does Trent fall in love with one of the primary suspects—usually considered a no-no—he also, after painstakingly collecting all the evidence, draws all the wrong conclusions.


Convinced that he has tracked down the murderer of a business tycoon who was shot in his mansion, he is told by the real perpetrator over dinner what mistakes in logical deduction he has made in trying to solve the case. On hearing what really happened, Trent vows that he will never again attempt to dabble in crime detection.

ISBN:
9788827553336
9788827553336
Category:
Historical mysteries
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
17-01-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Classic Detective

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