3 edition of The case of the crumpled knave. found in the catalog.
The case of the crumpled knave.
|LC Classifications||PZ3W5 Cag ; , PS3545H617 Cag ; , PS 3503 O72 C33|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 237 p.|
|Number of Pages||237|
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The Case of the Crumpled Knave was my first exposure to Anthony Boucher (that I can recall). From the start it drew me into the mystery. There were just a few characters (like a good cozy should have), but I swear that I must have changed my mind a dozen times about whodunit!/5(9).
The Case of the Crumpled Knave (The Fergus O'Breen Mysteries Book 1) - Kindle edition by Boucher, Anthony.
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The Case of the Crumpled Knave was my first exposure to Anthony Boucher (that I can recall). From the start it drew me into the mystery. There were just a few characters (like a good cozy should have), but I swear that I must have changed my mind a dozen times about whodunit!4/5(5).
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The Case of the Crumpled Knave The Fergus O'breen Mysteries, Book 1 O'Breen is eager to take on his first murder case.
But with a house full of suspects and a mystery steeped in playing card lore, the deck may be stacked against him.
The Case of the Crumpled Knave. Embed Copy and paste the code into your website. Get this from a library. The case of the crumpled knave. [Anthony Boucher] -- In Los Angeles, private detective Fergus O'Breen investigates the murder of Humphrey Garnett, a retired research chemist and collector of vintage playing cards.
His second mystery The Case of the Crumpled Knave (Simon and Schuster, ) and the first with Fergus O’Breen, a private investigator, is set in Los Angeles.
It opens with Humphrey Garnett, a semi-retired chemist sending a telegram to a retired military friend in New York, urging him to fly west immediately to help with the inquest on. The supremely silly The Case of the Crumpled Knave () is Anthony Boucher's second mystery novel and the first of four to feature Fergus O'Breen.
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The Case of the Crumpled Knave Click the image above to zoom in Anthony Boucher was a literary renaissance man: an Edgar Award–winning mystery reviewer, an esteemed editor of the Hugo Award–winning Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, a prolific scriptwriter of radio mystery programs, and an accomplished writer of mystery, science.
California setting for a good whodunit. Playing card lore lands this in the ""speciality background"" class. A private investigator and an ex-army officer work together to find the killer of inventor-chemist-playing card collector, and his brother-in-law and an international spy. Triple set of complications add to the general tangle.
The ex-army man wins out over the private dick. ‘A fine craftsman’ Ellery Queen A cryptic telegram; a dead man; two ingenious and quite different sets of clues; and each one of the half-dozen suspects is something of an imposter.
The Case of the Crumpled Knave (The first book in the Fergus O'Breen series) is called in to help. An eccentric and unorthodox Irishman, O'Breen is eager to take on his first murder case. But with a house full of suspects and a mystery steeped in playing card lore, the deck may be stacked against him.
The Case of the Crumpled Knave (The. Contains: The Case of the Seven of Calvary (Dr. John Ashwin) Nine Times Nine (Sister Ursula) Rocket to the Morgue (Sister Ursula) The Case of the Crumpled Knave (Fergus O'Breen)4/5. I’m glad to get back to Boucher, having very much enjoyed his first O’Breen novel, The Case of the Crumpled Knave (), which I read back in April.
In this story Detective Fergus O’Breen is not too keen on his next potential client, Lucas Quincey, who wants him to solve a 25 year old unsolved murder, but does not want the police involved at any stage.
Case of the Crumpled Knave, The. Boucher, Anthony. Simon and Schuster Inner Sanctum Mystery (USA) () first printing Item # Price: $ Add to Cart (Facsimile Dust Jacket only - BOOK NOT INCLUDED) See all items in Mystery. See all items by Anthony Boucher. Facsimile Dust Jackets, LLC; 48th Avenue.
Book Series Genre Date Rating Genre Genre ; 1: Case The Case of the Crumpled Knave: Suspense / S: / 0 / | 2: Case The Case of the Baker St. Irregulars: Suspense / S: / / | 3: Case The Case Of The Solid Key: Suspense / S: / 0 / | 4: Case The Case Of The Seven Sneezes.
I'd suggest you keep your eyes peeled for one of the many paperback editions of any of the five titles. For your book hunting pleasure they are all listed below.
Fergus O'Breen Novels The Case of the Crumpled Knave () The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars () The Case of the Solid Key () The Case of the Seven Sneezes (). Mystery Novel of the Month ; Anthony Boucher Stories: The Case of the Crumpled Knave Anthony Boucher - Author Year: Features: Full length detective novel "The Case of the Crumpled Knave by Anthony Boucher Condition: Good - Very Good PUX.
Born William Anthony Parker White in Oakland, California, Anthony Boucher () wrote both mystery and science fiction and was a highly regarded literary critic and editor. He also wrote scripts for radio, spoke numerous languages fluently, and was the first translator into English of Jorge Luis Borges.The Case of the Crumpled Knave pits private eye Fergus O'Breen against one of those Ellery Queen riddles where an enigmatic dying message and a puzzling scatter of clues are suddenly marshalled into a murderous pattern, precise as a mathematical equation.
Only, of course, the clues are two-faced at the very least, and the equation is one of. The Case of the Crumpled Knave () by Anthony Boucher I’ve known about Boucher for quite a while, mainly as a critic of mystery fiction, but it is only now that I have managed to get my hands on some of his own detective novels – and I must say I am very impressed with this one.