WorldCat Identities

Carr, John Dickson 1906-1977

Works: 225 works in 2,013 publications in 18 languages and 17,593 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PS3505.A763, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Dickson Carr
Most widely held works by John Dickson Carr
The exploits of Sherlock Holmes by Adrian Conan Doyle( Book )

38 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in English and French and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crooked hinge by John Dickson Carr( Book )

52 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is the true heir to the Farnleigh estate? Two men claim to be the legal heirs. When a meeting is called to determine the legal heir one of the men is found dead in a garden pond. Detective Gideon Fell is put on the case to unmask the murderer and reveal the true heir
Dark of the moon by John Dickson Carr( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Maynard has arranged for a house party to entertain his daughter, and he's included Dr. Gideon Fell who lectures on "Murderers I Have Met" to join the group in Maynard Hall on the northern shore of James Island
The three coffins by John Dickson Carr( Book )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu le zhu zai lun dun luo su guang chang fu jin de ge li mo jiao shou zai jia li shu fang zhong zhong dan, sheng ming chui wei, sui jing fang ji jiu, reng yi ming wu hu. qi shu fang fang men chuang jin bi, wu ren jin chu, jin qi yi ren zai fang zhong. sui zhe an qing de zhan kai, xiong shou jiu jing shi shui, yi bo san zhe, qi jie guo que da da chu hu ren men de yi liao.
In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of the Golden Age British-style detective novel presents his redoubtable sleuth Dr. Gideon Fell in a baffling murder mystery set in the Swiss Alps Young Audrey Page has been warned against joining the aging film star Eve Eden and her temperamental friends at a Swiss chalet. Trustingly, she goes anyway and finds herself encircled by terror when a murderer strikes. With its eerie similarities to a crime that dates back to World War II, the murder attracts the attention of Dr. Gideon Fell, a brilliant sleuth with an eye for solving impossible murder cases. He will find that in this corner of the Alps, the air is thin, the scenery is beautiful, and the snow runs red with blood
The emperor's snuff-box by John Dickson Carr( Book )

85 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRIME & MYSTERY. The scene is a fashionable French seaside resort; the witness, Eve Neill, is looking out of her window in the early hours of the morning when she sees the battered body of her prospective father-in-law in the room opposite. By Eve's side is her ex-husband, who has attempted to force his unwelcome attentions on her. How can Eve tell the police what she saw when disclosing whom she was with might jeopardise her own impending marriage? Suspicion falls on casual thieves, on the family and on various acquaintances, but the complicated 'locked-room' case is eventually solved by Dr Dermot Kinross, a detective who becomes emotionally involved
Fire, burn! by John Dickson Carr( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern detection methods prove more interesting when combined with murder in 1829
The house at Satan's Elbow by John Dickson Carr( Book )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garrett Anderson accepts an invitation from old friend Nick Barclay to spend some time at Nick's home Greengrove, an old house located on a point of land known as Satan's Elbow. Once there, he becomes involved in a family intrigue, involving Nick's inheriting the estate that his uncle had expected to enjoy. An attempt on the life of the uncle, and stories about the ancestral ghost being seen again, plus the presence of a woman Garrett loves but he believed lost, make for an interesting weekend in the country
Hag's Nook by John Dickson Carr( Book )

53 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to inherit the family fortune, a young man must spend an hour in a haunted prison
He who whispers, a Dr. Fell mystery story by John Dickson Carr( Book )

63 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outside the little French city of Chartres, industrialist Howard Brookes is found dying on the parapet of an old stone tower. Evidence shows that it was impossible for anyone to have entered at the time of the murder ... the mystery remains unsolved for years until a series of coincidences brings things to a head in post-war England, where amateur sleuth Dr. Gideon Fell is on the scene to work out what really happened"--Description from (viewed Dec. 19, 2012)
The hungry goblin; a Victorian detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Préoccupé, Nigel Seagrave invite son ami journaliste, Christopher Kit Farrell, afin que celui-ci vienne constaster que sa femme n'est plus celle qu'il a épousée, mais un succube. Mais à la fin du repas, en se rendant dans la serre tropicale, les convives découvrent que Nigel a été assassiné. Le commissaire Henderson fait appel à Wilkie Collins pour l'aider à éclaircir le mystère.--[Memento]
Patrick Butler for the defence; a detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het kantoor van een londense procureur wordt een cliënt, een Pers, met de briefopener vermoord, terwijl niemand het geboeuw in of uit kan zijn gegaan
The case of the constant suicides by John Dickson Carr( Book )

63 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Gideon Fell investigates a series of strange deaths in the Scottish Highlands
Below suspicion, a detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

40 editions published between 1942 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a mystery set in London a couple of years after the end of WWII. Much of the action centers around Mr. Patrick Butler, K.C., an Irish barrister also known as 'The Great Defender." He has made his reputation by defending notorious women in Old Bailey and always getting them off. He doesn't care whether his clients are guilty or innocent. In fact, he prefers the guilty ones as they are more of a challenge... Butler blithely blunders about grim, post-war London finally getting his comeuppance from a pair of unlikely characters: a newly widowed ditzy blonde who is accused of poisoning her husband; and a small-time hood whose nickname is 'Gold-teeth.' --E. A. Lovitt at
Most secret by John Dickson Carr( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty adventures at the court of Charles the Second, as a young man goes to London to claim his fortune and finds a strange assignment awaiting him
The Devil in velvet by John Dickson Carr( Book )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To solve a long-forgotten crime, a professor challenges the devil in this nefariously puzzling, romantic tale from the Golden Age master of mystery fiction An aging scholar of Restoration history, Nicholas Fenton has long dreamed of traveling into the past. He has a date in mind--May 10, 1675--as well as a purpose: to solve the murder case of the woman he loves, his rakehell ancestor's lovely wife. Obsessed with delivering her from danger, he turns to an unlikely accomplice: the devil. After striking a bargain with the prince of darkness, Fenton awakens in the seventeenth century in the much-younger body of dashing Sir Nick Fenton. In an era when gentlemen died by the blade, Fenton is handy with a rapier, and his knowledge of local history gives him a leg up on the swashbucklers who would have his hide. But while his sword may help him rescue his beloved, it will take more than that to save his soul. Even in 1675, the devil is in the details
The ghosts' high noon; a detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRIME & MYSTERY. Jim Blake, journalist and successful spy novelist, is sent to New Orleans to do a story on James Claiborne Blake, a congressional hopeful in the 1912 election. But even from New York he senses following eyes. James Blake, it seems, is threatened by sexual indiscretions. And as the plot thickens, both Blakes become involved in politics and intrigue - and then impossible murder - among the atmospheric byways of New Orleans. 'A wonderful period piece that includes some fascinating real-life characters' Saturday Review
The blind barber by John Dickson Carr( Book )

45 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant detective Dr. Gideon Fell embarks on an adventure of murder and mayhem on the high seas in Golden Age mystery master John Dickson Carr's suspenseful tale. A vicious killer is loose aboard the majestic liner Queen Victoria and four people are determined to track him down. But they are as wholly unprepared for the heavy weather and high seas as for crime-solving and its strange circumstances, a blood-soaked stateroom, a lethally sharp razor, an emerald elephant, and a reel of top-secret government film. As the group stumbles over one clue after another, the brilliant Dr. Gideon Fell steps in to lead the hunt. Finding himself up to his many chins in clues, he knows only he can pin down the cold-blooded murderer whom he has dubbed the Blind Barber
The demoniacs by John Dickson Carr( Book )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of mystery and suspense set in 18th century England
Deadly hall; a detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed by Agatha Christie as "the king of the art of misdirection," John Dickson Carr draws readers into a thrilling tale of a family's hunt for an inheritance hidden in a haunted New Orleans mansionBefore he became a commodore in the Confederate Navy, Serena Hobart's grandfather was a treasure hunter who combed the bottom of the sea in search of Spanish gold. In 1927, after her father dies, Serena wants nothing more than to be rid of Delys Hall, the commodore's rambling old New Orleans mansion, which has been nicknamed "Deadly Hall" because some pretty awful things have occurred there, includ
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The case of the constant suicides
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Dark of the moonThe three coffinsThe emperor's snuff-boxFire, burn!Hag's NookHe who whispers, a Dr. Fell mystery storyThe case of the constant suicides