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The D. case : the truth about the mystery of Edwin Drood

Author: Charles Dickens; Carlo Fruttero; Franco Lucentini
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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World-famous sleuths Lew Archer, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, Jules Maigret, Philip Marlowe, Hercule Poirot, Nero Wolfe, and Porfiry Petrovich gather in Rome to ponder Charles Dickens's final and unfinished novel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
D. case.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992
(OCoLC)761136669
Named Person: Charles Dickens
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Carlo Fruttero; Franco Lucentini
ISBN: 0151137323 9780151137329
OCLC Number: 24377556
Notes: Dickens' Mystery of Edwin Drood with new chapters and ending by C. Fruttero and F. Lucentini translated from the Italian.
Spine title: The D. case, or, The truth about the mystery of Edwin Drood.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book."
Description: ix, 587 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: April Number --
Ruin lies there in the rain --
Dawn --
Thus ends the first chapter --
Dean, and a chapter also --
On this ambiguous note --
Nuns' house --
If instead of investigators --
Numbers --
Anybody who ever spent --
Philanthropy in Minor Canon Corner --
More confidences than one --
Menacing conclusion --
Daggers drawn --
Birds in the bush --
After the lightning spurt --
Smoothing the way --
Picture and a ring --
Night with durdles --
At the end of the imprinting --
Part three: July and August numbers --
What is the atmosphere of a convention --
Both at their best --
When shall these three meet again? --
Thin melancholy man --
Impeached --
Devoted --
Debate on the "mystery number" --
Philanthropy, professional and unprofessional --
Settler in cloisterham --
Shadow on the sun-dial --
Divers flights --
Part four: last number --
It should now be the fourth day --
Gritty state of things comes on --
Dawn again --
We had reached the circus maximus --
If a visitor to the roman forum --
It is nine a.m., reader --
Waiting for Poirot --
The D. Case --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Mystery of Edwin Drood
D. case, or, The truth about the mystery of Edwin Drood
Truth about the mystery of Edwin Drood
Responsibility: Charles Dickens, Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini ; translated from the Italian by Gregory Dowling.

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World-famous sleuths Lew Archer, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, Jules Maigret, Philip Marlowe, Hercule Poirot, Nero Wolfe, and Porfiry Petrovich gather in Rome to ponder Charles Dickens's final and unfinished novel.

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