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50 Essential Mystery Novels Everyone Should Read

Based on this article from 2014 http://flavorwire.com/434548/50-essential-mystery-novels-that-everyone-should-read/50
(might be a little dated but nevertheless a good starting point)
Includes gothic, noir, modern, Scandinavian, classic, etc.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Conan Doyle)
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Gaudy Night - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery (Dorothy L. Sayers)
Gaudy Night - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery (Dorothy L. Sayers)
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A Coffin for Dimitrios
A Coffin for Dimitrios
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Arthur & George
Arthur & George
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The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
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The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon
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Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales (Edgar Allan Poe)
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Rebecca
Rebecca
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The Alienist
The Alienist
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The Intuitionist
The Intuitionist
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
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When We Were Orphans (Kazuo Ishiguro)
When We Were Orphans (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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A Rage in Harlem
A Rage in Harlem
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The Woman in White (Wilkie Collins)
The Woman in White (Wilkie Collins)
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Dust and Shadow
Dust and Shadow
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New York Trilogy
New York Trilogy
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Devil in a Blue Dress
Devil in a Blue Dress
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THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE James M Cain
THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE James M Cain
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The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (John Le Carre)
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (John Le Carre)
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Fadeout
Fadeout
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The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose
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The Circular Staircase (Mary Roberts Rinehart)
The Circular Staircase (Mary Roberts Rinehart)
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True Confessions
True Confessions
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Beast in View
Beast in View
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The Daughter of Time (Josephine Tey)
The Daughter of Time (Josephine Tey)
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From Russia With Love
From Russia With Love
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The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley
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Presumed Innocent
Presumed Innocent
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The Day of the Jackal (Frederick Forsyth)
The Day of the Jackal (Frederick Forsyth)
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Mystic River (Dennis Lehane)
Mystic River (Dennis Lehane)
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Sneaky People
Sneaky People
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In the Woods (Tara French)
In the Woods (Tara French)
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A Dark-Adapted Eye
A Dark-Adapted Eye
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Anatomy of a Murder
Anatomy of a Murder
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The 39 Steps
The 39 Steps
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Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle
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I, the Jury (Mickey Spillane)
I, the Jury (Mickey Spillane)
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The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo
The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo
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