The best classic crime novels
If you're a crime aficionado, these are the classic mysteries and crime novels you need to read.
A motive. A crime. Secrets. Lies. Suspects. The twists and turns. We all know the makings of a good crime novel, but what elevates 'good' to 'classic'? We've listed some of our favourite classic crime books for those looking to get lost in mystery.
If you're looking for suggestions on crime novels that may not yet have been elevated to classic status, have a read of our list of the best crime and detective books and the best crime and thriller books of 2020.