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The old man in the corner : twelve classic detective stories

Author: Emmuska Orczy Orczy, Baroness
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2005.
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A nameless, eccentric old man, sitting in the corner of a cozy London tea shop, uses pure deduction to solve a series of baffling crimes--from gruesome murders and cases of deadly blackmail, to daring thefts and brilliant deceptions.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emmuska Orczy Orczy, Baroness
ISBN: 0486440486 9780486440484
OCLC Number: 57730767
Notes: "This Dover edition, first published in 1980 and reissued in 2005, is a selection of Old Man in the Corner stories, originally published in Royal Magazine, 1901-05. The Introduction, which was written especially for the 1980 Dover reprint by E.F. Bleiler, is also included here"--Title page verso.
Description: ix, 162 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Fenchurch Street mystery --
The mysterious death on the underground railway --
The mysterious death in Percy Street --
The Dublin mystery --
The Glasgow mystery --
The Liverpool mystery --
The case of Miss Elliott --
The Lisson Grove mystery --
The tragedy in Dartmoor Terrace --
The Tremarn case --
The murder of Miss Pebmarsh --
The affair at the Novelty Theatre.
Responsibility: Baroness Orczy ; introduction by E.F. Bleiler.
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A nameless, eccentric old man, sitting in the corner of a cozy London tea shop, uses pure deduction to solve a series of baffling crimes--from gruesome murders and cases of deadly blackmail, to daring thefts and brilliant deceptions.

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