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Queen, Ellery

Works: 569 works in 3,083 publications in 9 languages and 39,326 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Drama  Bibliography  Short stories  Film adaptations  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog, Other
Classifications: PS3533.U4, 813.52
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Publications about Ellery Queen
Publications by Ellery Queen
Publications by Ellery Queen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ellery Queen
The house of brass by Ellery Queen( Book )
26 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Lured by the promise of fabulous wealth, six men and women arrive at the mansion of the aged millionare Hendrik Brass, but they've been enticed into a joke with a punch line of murder. Ellery Queen and his father, the Inspector, investigate
Face to face by Ellery Queen( Book )
31 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 914 libraries worldwide
When Gloria Guild, the singing "Glory" of the thirties and millionairess of Count Carlos Armando, is murdered, she leaves only one clue--the word "face" written in her dying scrawl
The king is dead by Ellery Queen( Book )
42 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 865 libraries worldwide
King Bendigo is the wealthiest man alive. He has an enormous security detail on his private island, quite capable of dealing with international aggression. But not threats from within his own family. Fearing for his life, he hires brilliant detective Ellery Queen. The King's brother Judah makes no secret of wanting him dead. He even gives a date and a time on which he will commit the crime. So when the day comes, the King is kept in a hermetically sealed room while his brother is guarded by Ellery himself. But somehow the King is still shot
The fourth side of the triangle by Ellery Queen( Book )
31 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Queen investigates the death of a fashion designer, focusing on her lover and his family
Calamity town : a novel by Ellery Queen( Book )
64 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
On moving to a small New England town, Ellery Queen becomes involved in a poisoning murder
The last woman in his life by Ellery Queen( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 791 libraries worldwide
John Levering Benedict III had more money, mansions, cars, and women than most men. That included three ex-wives with extraordinary physiques. One of these beauties had bashed in Benedict's skull. The clues were many and all had been planted at the scene of the brutal crime. But by whom? For Ellery Queen the most important question was, who was the last woman in John Benedict's life?
And on the eighth day by Ellery Queen( Book )
38 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 772 libraries worldwide
When Ellery Queen's car breaks down in Death Valley in 1944, "he is welcomed as a sort of prophet into an isolationist religious community, and as such asked to root out a corruption growing in their midst."--Cover
Cop out : a novel by Ellery Queen( Book )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
To escape a manhunt, a gang of killers takes a cop's daughter hostage After years of toil for Aztec Paper Products, Thomas Howland only makes 112.90 per week. When it comes time for the company to compensate its workers, he is in charge of carrying the payroll: 24,000 in cold hard cash. Eventually, Howland is overcome by temptation. In exchange for a promised cut of the spoils, he hands the payroll over to a gang of thieves-but they reward him with 3 bullets in the heart. The heat is on, and the killers take refuge in the only thing they can: crime. Wesley Malone is a small-town cop, as toug
A fine and private place by Ellery Queen( Book )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 686 libraries worldwide
The 9-word clue was one of 9 cryptic notes that had been sent to haunt Inspector Queen and Ellery 9 days after the murder. The case was sure to be a dazzling crossfire of wits. Brilliant, bloody, and baffling--to the 9th degree!
The finishing stroke by Ellery Queen( Book )
32 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
In 1929 after the publication of his first novel, Ellery Queen is one of twelve people gathered for the holidays at a snowbound Christmas party. The party turns grim when a guest begins sending grizzly gifts to the host--a warning of murder to culminate on the 12th night
Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books by William Targ( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
101 years' entertainment : the great detective stories, 1841-1941 by Ellery Queen( Book )
21 editions published between 1941 and 1946 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
"C. Auguste Dupin in The Purloined Letter", Edgar Allan Poe/"Sherlock Holmes in The Science of Deduction", A. Conan Doyle/"Martin Hewitt in The Lenton Croft Robberies", Arthur Morrison/"Prince Zaleski in The S.S.", M.P Shiel/"The Old man in the Corner in The Dublin Mystery", Baroness Orczy/"The Thinking Machine in The Problem of Cell 13", Jacques Futrelle/"Eugene Valmont in The Absent-Minded Coterie", Robert Barr/"Arsene Lupin in The Red Silk Scarf", Maurice Leblanc/"Dr. Thorndyke in The Puzzle Lock", Austin Freeman/"Pather Brown in The Secret GArdden", Gilbert K. Chesterton/"Average Jones in The Man Who Spoke Latin", Aamuel Hopkins Adams/" Uncle Abner in The Doomdorf Mystery", Melville Davission Post/"Philip Trent in The Sweet Shot", E.C. Bentley/"Max Carrados in The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage", Ernest Bramah/"Inspector Barraclough in The Pink Edge", Frank Froest and George Dilnot/"Mr. Fortune in The Long Dinner", H.C. Bailey/"Hercule Poirot in A Chess Problem", Agatha Christie/"Superintendent Wilson in The Owl At The Window", G.D.H. and M.I. Cole/"Lord Peter Wimsey in A Matter Of Taste", Dorothy L. Sayers/"Dr. Hailey in The Cyprian Bees", Anthony Wynne/"Miles Bredon in Solved by Inspection", Ronald a. Knox/"Roger Sheringham in The Avenging Chance", Anthony Berkeley/"Albert Campion in The Border-Line Case", Margery Allingham/"Mr. Linley in The Two Bottles of Relish", Lord Dunsany/"Sam Spade in A Man Called Spade", Dashiell Hammett. AND MORE!
Cat of many tails by Ellery Queen( Book )
39 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
New York City is terrorized by a serial killer, and only Ellery Queen can stop the panic. In the dog days of August, it is no surprise to see New Yorkers perspire. But this summer, a killer called the Cat gives the city a new reason to sweat. He selects his victims seemingly at random and strangles them, then escapes without leaving a clue. As the death toll climbs, and the press whips the public into horrified frenzy, Gotham teeters on the edge of anarchy. Ellery Queen, the brilliant amateur sleuth, has gone into retirement when the Cat begins to kill. As his father
The Dutch shoe mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )
63 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
The operating room was ready; the surgeon called for his patient. A door opened and a long, still form was wheeled in. The alert doctor bent over, lifted the sheet -- and found Abby Doorn dead. She had been murdered only a few minutes before, almost under their very eyes. So begins this amazing problem in deduction, one of the finest stories ever written by Ellery Queen and one of the most battling murder mysteries of all time
Double, double : a new novel of Wrightsville by Ellery Queen( Book )
28 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
A hermit's mysterious death draws Ellery Queen back to the town he thought he'd left forever Ellery Queen was raised in New York City, but his heart belongs to the village of Wrightsville. An idyllic New England hamlet, it was the site of some of the world-famous detective's most remarkable investigations. After years of solving murder cases in Wrightsville's coziest parlors, Queen was sure the community did not have any further mysteries to offer. But an anonymous letter draws him back to the most dangerous small town in America. Luke MacCaby's sagging old Victorian mansion sits on the edge of a respectable Wrightsville district as a fading reminder of the area's long-vanished heyday. When the owner--a seemingly impoverished hermit--passes away, the town is shocked to learn that he was a partner in the local dye works and left behind a fortune worth millions. To find MacCaby's killer, Queen must peel away the surface of the place he so dearly loves
The player on the other side by Ellery Queen( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A series of cryptic notes announce a death in a bizarre wealthy family York Square is a tidy private garden surrounded by 4 matching castles, each inhabited by a different branch of the York family. There's Robert, commanding and icy; Myra, gentle and ill; Emily, who would prefer to live in a cottage; and Percival, who has many personal secrets. Watching them all is the gardener, Walt, who sees more than any of them realize. When an anonymous scribe starts sending him letters of praise, Walt is happier than he's ever been. But when a strange card marked with the letter J heralds the death of Robert, the happy garden begins to wilt. Unlocking the puzzle of the bizarre notes falls to the legendary Ellery Queen. He finds that the Yorks are locked in a ghoulish bargain--one that can only be escaped by death
The Greek coffin mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )
74 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A missing will and an extra corpse buried with an elderly Greek art dealer and collector bring Ellery Queen and his father, Inspector Queen to investigate what may turn out to have been murder
The French powder mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )
54 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 457 libraries worldwide
A display of new furniture in a big department store opens dramatically only to reveal the corpse of the owner's wife. Everyone hated her and many could have killed her, but who was clever enough to have done it is this macabre fashion?
The Chinese orange mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )
53 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A puzzling publishing murder attracts the eye of Ellery Queen Mandarin Press is a premier publishing house for foreign literature, but to those at the top of this enterprise, there is little more beautiful than a rare stamp. As Donald Kirk, publisher and philatelist, prepares his office for a banquet, an unfamiliar man comes to call. No one recognizes him, but Kirk's staff is used to strange characters visiting their boss, so Kirk's secretary asks him to wait in the anteroom. Within an hour, the mysterious visitor is dead on the floor, head bashed in with a fireplace poker, and everything in t
The American gun mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )
57 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
When a Western star is gunned down at a rodeo, Ellery Queen saddles upBuck Horne has roped thousands of cattle, slugged his way out of dozens of saloons, and shot plenty of men dead in the street-but always on the backlot. He is a celluloid cowboy, and his career is nearly kaput. The real box office draw is his daughter, Kit, a brawling beauty who can outshoot any rascal the studio has to offer. Desperate for a comeback, Buck joins Wild Bill Grant's traveling rodeo for a show in New York, hoping to impress Hollywood and land one last movie contract. But he has scarcely mounted his horse when he falls to the dirt. It wasn't age that made him slip-it was the bullet in his heart. Watching from the stands are Ellery Queen, debonair sleuth, and his police detective father. They are New Yorkers through and through, but to solve the rodeo killing, the Queens must learn to talk cowboy
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982

controlled identity Deming, Richard

controlled identity Lee, Manfred B. (Manfred Bennington), 1905-1971

controlled identity Queen, Ellery, Jr.

controlled identity Ross, Barnaby

Aileili Kuiyin.
Dannay, F.
Dannay, Frederic.
Dannay, Frederic Und Manfred Lee
Dannay, Frederick
Kuin, Ėlleri
Kuīn, Erarī
Kuiyin, Aileili.
Lee, M.B.
Lee, Manfred
Lee, Manfred B.
Lee, Manfred Bennington
Lepofsky, Manfred, dit Manfred B. Lee
Nathan, Daniel, dit Frederic Dannay
Queen, Ellery Jr.
Queen, Ellery Junior
Queen, Ellery, pseud.
Ross, Barnaby.
Квин, Эллери
Квин, Эллеры
Куин, Эллери
בנינגטון, מנפרד (במשותף עם פרדריק דני)
דאניי, פרדריק
דני, פרדריק (במשותף עם מנפרד לי בנינגטון)
לי, מאנפרד
לי, מאנפרד בנינגטון בן בנימין
קווין, אלרי
앨러리 퀸
엘러리 퀸
쿠인, 엘러리
퀸, 앨러리
퀸, 엘러리
クィーン, エラリー
クィーン, エラリイ
クイーン, E
クイーン, エラリー
クイーン, エラリイ
奎恩, 艾勒里
English (834)
Chinese (54)
Spanish (26)
Japanese (25)
Korean (8)
German (4)
French (3)
Russian (2)
Swedish (1)
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