Birth date: June 18, 1862
Died: March 24, 1942
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This American mystery novel is from 1911, and is therefore coaeval with the work of Anna Katherine Green. The detective most invoked throughout, however, is Sherlock Holmes, clearly the model for Fleming Stone, whose particularly acute ability to deduce unbelievable amounts of evidence from physical...
A re-issued 'classic' that I really, truly wanted to love, but am rating 3 stars only because I feel like I have to give it the benefit of the doubt. The writing might have been farcical; it might have meant to be satiric. If it was either of those things, I didn't get it. Instead the writing ca...
This is a rare classic mystery that I just really didn't enjoy at all, even taking into consideration the differences in the way that classic mysteries are plotted/presented. It took me nearly a month to finish this slender, 225 page book, which probably tells you everything you need to know. The ...