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Carr, John Dickson 1906-1977

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Works: 1,023 works in 3,396 publications in 15 languages and 27,526 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Compiler, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PS3505.A763, 813.52
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The life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by John Dickson Carr( Book )

67 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doyle had an incredible life and career, and he is most remembered for his creation of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
The exploits of Sherlock Holmes by Adrian Conan Doyle( Book )

69 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each story in this collection is postscripted with a quote from one of the original Sherlock Holmes stories, making reference to an undocumented Holmes case, that inspired it
The dead sleep lightly by John Dickson Carr( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crooked hinge by John Dickson Carr( Book )

44 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 552 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 )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in English and German and held by 525 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
In spite of thunder : a Dr. Fell detective novel by John Dickson Carr( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 475 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 three coffins by John Dickson Carr( Book )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Charles Grimaud is found murdered in his locked study after having met with Pierre Fley who had previously threatened him. Fley is gone, there is no way he could have left the room. The door was locked from the inside and there were two people watching from the other side. It was snowing that night and there are no footprints outside the window or on the roof. There are no other ways to get out of the room. Later Fley is found murdered in a dead end street. He was shot at close range, but there are no prints in the snow around the body. Dr. Fell, a professorial amateur sleuth, sets out to solve the crime along with an American friend and an Inspector from Scotland Yard
The door to doom, and other detections by John Dickson Carr( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire, burn! by John Dickson Carr( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 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 )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 434 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
The emperor's snuff-box by John Dickson Carr( Book )

56 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shattered fragments of a snuff-box that once belonged to Napoleon, are found lying beside the dead body of Sir Maurice Lawes. The fragments tell several tales, one true and one false. It takes an expert in criminology to figure out the truth about what happened and to point out the real murderer
Hag's Nook by John Dickson Carr( Book )

38 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to inherit the family fortune, a young man must spend an hour in a haunted prison
Papa Là-bas by John Dickson Carr( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New Orleans, 1858. Although it is carnival time, Her Majesty's Consul, Dick Macrae, isn't in a party mood. Stalked by an unknown assailant, Macrae crosses paths with the Creole society dame Madame de Sancerre, and her famously beautiful daughter. But before he can find his footing on unfamiliar terrain, he stumbles over a corpse ... Thick with atmosphere and steeped in the arcane lore of the black arts, Carr's fictional extrapolation on the 1834 crimes of the aristocrat Delphine LaLaurie evokes all the wonder and danger of nineteenth-century New Orleans. A taut, suspenseful historical mystery."--Jacket
He who whispers, a Dr. Fell mystery story by John Dickson Carr( Book )

39 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 400 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 Amazon.com (viewed Dec. 19, 2012)
The bride of Newgate by John Dickson Carr( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRIME & MYSTERY. Dick Darwent brooded in a dark cell of Newgate Prison - waiting to be hanged. Lady Caroline Ross, rich, cold and beautiful, prepared a champagne breakfast to celebrate her marriage. How were the fates of these two people intertwined? And how were their lives changed by a shot through a bathroom window, a riot at the opera, a pistol duel at dawn, and a mysterious coachman whose cloak was stained with graveyard mold?
Most secret by John Dickson Carr( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and French and held by 379 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 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 335 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 witch of the low-tide; an Edwardian melodrama by John Dickson Carr( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man fears his beloved is not who she claims to be in this sophisticated puzzler by John Dickson Carr, a master of the British-style detective novel David Garth has just stepped off the train at Charing Cross when he is summoned to Scotland Yard to answer questions about a person believed to be living a double life. A neurologist, Garth is an expert on the brain, but in matters of the heart he is clueless. He has fallen in love with Betty Calder, a delicate young woman whom the police suspect of blackmail and prostitution. Garth refuses to believe these accusations, but when a strangled body is found on Betty's property, surrounded by fifty feet of wet sand with no footprints but her own, the challenge before him seems daunting. Can he outwit a cunning murderer and a hostile detective-inspector to prove his fiancee's innocence?
The demoniacs by John Dickson Carr( Book )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of mystery and suspense set in 18th century England
The blind barber by John Dickson Carr( Book )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 314 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
 
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The exploits of Sherlock Holmes
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The exploits of Sherlock HolmesThe crooked hingeDark of the moonThe three coffinsFire, burn!The emperor's snuff-boxHag's NookPapa Là-basHe who whispers, a Dr. Fell mystery story