A VARIETY OF MURDERS!!! Walter Satterthwait is one of the finest and most versatile of current mystery writers. This collection includes stories about the Neanderthal sleuth, Berthold the Mead Master (narrated by his companion Doder, Watt's son); Lord Byron and his days at Missolonghi; Sergeant Andrew Mbutu in modern Africa; and contemporary investigators Grober and Joshua Croft. Also included are the first mystery story set in a "chat room" and a gentle satire on the Golden Age of fictional detecting with an unexpected sleuth. The Mankiller of Poojegai and Other Stories includes a new introduction and prefaces to each story by the author and a complete checklist of Walter Satterthwait's novels and stories.
Walter Satterthwait's novels have been nominated for the Shamus and