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The Minerva Club

Crippen and Landru Farrago
This 2009 edition by Crippen and Landru
also includes the Department of Patterns
and Dr Kang stories.
The 2020 edition from Farrago books
contains the five original stories
and an introduction by John Higgins.

The five stories about the Minerva Club are among the best Canning ever wrote, and certainly the funniest. The club itself is a "gentleman's club" in London's West End, the sort of place where you might meet a Richard Hannay or a Lord Peter Wimsey ... except that in this case the entry qualification is to have served a prison sentence of two years or more. It is not a club for gentlemen.

The individual titles are