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    As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

At the heart of this 1930 novel is the Bundren family's bizarre journey to Jefferson to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Faulkner lets each family member -- including Addie -- and others along the way tell their private responses to Addie's life.

Year: 1930
Genre: Family DramaSouthern Gothic

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science, Vol. 1, No. 1 by Pulp Reprint

It is a magazine whose stories will anticipate the super-scientific achievements of To-morrow-whose stories will not only be strictly accurate in their science but will be vividly, dramatically and thrillingly told.

Year: 1930
Genre: Pulp Fiction

    Black Coffee by Agatha Christie

This little known mystery will surprise and delight Christie fans. Written in 1934, the story concerns a physicist named Sir Claude Amory who has come up with a formula for an atom bomb. In the first act, Sir Claude is poisoned (in his coffee, naturally) and Hercule Poirot is called in to solve the case. He does so after many wonderful twists and turns in true Christie fashion.

Year: 1930
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Collected Stories by William Faulkner

This magisterial collection of short works by Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner reminds readers of his ability to compress his epic vision into narratives as hard and wounding as bullets. Among the 42 selections in this book are such classics as "A Bear Hunt, " "A Rose for Emily, " Two Soldiers, " and "The Brooch."

Year: 1930
Genre: Family DramaSouthern Gothic

    Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

Miss Marple encounters a compelling murder mystery in the sleepy little village of St. Mary Mead, where under the seemingly peaceful exterior of an English country village lurks intrigue, guilt, deception and death.

Year: 1930
Genre: Cozy Detective

    Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I by Arthur Conan Doyle

Since his first appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has been one of the most beloved fictional characters ever created. Now, in two paperback volumes, Bantam presents all fifty-six short stories and four novels featuring Conan Doyle's classic hero--a truly complete collection of Sherlock Holmes's adventures in crime!

Year: 1930
Genre: 19th Century DetectiveMystery

    The Complete Sherlock Holmes #2 Boxed Set by Arthur Conan Doyle

Conan Doyle's incomparable tales bring to life a Victorian England of horse-drawn cabs, fogs, and the famous lodgings at 221B Baker Street, where for more than forty years Sherlock Holmes earned his undisputed reputation as the greatest fictional detective of all time. Volume II begins with The Hound of the Baskervilles, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor, which has rightly earned its reputation as the finest murder mystery ever written.

Year: 1930
Genre: 19th Century Detective

    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

Sam Spade, a slightly shop-worn private eye with his own solitary code of ethics, stars in Hammett's detective fiction, a novel that has haunted several generations of readers. The Maltese Falcon is Hammett's most famous work.

Year: 1930
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveStolen Goods

 

 

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1930As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner Family Drama, Southern Gothic
1930Astounding Stories of Super-Science, Vol. 1, No. 1 by Pulp Reprint Pulp Fiction
1930Black Coffee by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1930Collected Stories by William Faulkner Family Drama, Southern Gothic, Short Stories
1930Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1930Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume I by Arthur Conan Doyle 19th Century Detective, Mystery
1930The Complete Sherlock Holmes #2 Boxed Set by Arthur Conan Doyle 19th Century Detective
1930The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Stolen Goods, San Francisco

 

 

 


 

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