The Crooked Hinge by John Dickson Carr

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Published by Harper Collins .

Written in English

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  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9236948M
ISBN 100060809809
ISBN 109780060809805
OCLC/WorldCa21128401

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His writing and characters were just so-so, but his strength was building puzzles that even Dame Agatha said she could never solve beforehand.

I think The Crooked Hinge is a lesser one, puzzle-wise, but only by comparison to some of his other works, like The Three : The crooked hinge by John Dickson Carr; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Gideon Fell (Fictitious character), Private investigators; Places: England.

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The crooked hinge by John Dickson Carr,University Extension, University of California, San Diego edition, in EnglishPages:   The Crooked Hinge. by John Dickson Carr. Known for his literary command of the “locked room” mystery, John Dickson Carr’s novel The Hollow Man was selected as the greatest example of this style by an unofficial panel of seventeen mystery fiction authors and critics in The full list is here.

His novel The Crooked Hinge took the number four spot. The Crooked Hinge (Book): Carr, John Dickson: Banished from the idyllic English countryside he once called home and en route to live with his cousin in America, Sir John Farnleigh, black sheep of the wealthy Farnleigh clan, nearly perished in the sinking of the Titanic.

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John Dickson Carr. Novel. Sir John Farnleigh has returned to England to claim his inheritance. But another "Sir John" soon follows, a stranger who insists he has absolute proof of his claim to the estate.

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