By Ellery Queen
"Are to not rob the beleaguered police officers in their human core?a courtesy he additionally extends to Moscow, which comes throughout as a personality in its personal correct: tough and hazardous and one way or the other tragic." - the hot York instances -
"A smart way to go to Moscow with no need to reside there." - San Jose Mercury information -
"A new Ellery Queen publication has consistently been anything to appear ahead to for a few years now." - Agatha Christie -
"Ellery Queen is the yankee detective story." - Anthony Boucher, writer of 9 instances 9 -
Ellery Queen was once a pen identify created and shared through cousins, Frederic Dannay (1905-1982) and Manfred B. Lee (1905-1971), in addition to the identify in their most famed detective. Born in Brooklyn, they spent forty-two years writing, modifying, and anthologizing below the identify, gaining a name because the preferable American authors of the Golden Age "fair play? secret. even supposing ultimately recognized on tv and radio, Queen's first visual appeal got here in 1928, whilst the cousins received a mystery-writing contest with the booklet that was once later released because the Roman Hat secret. Their personality was once an beginner detective who makes use of his spare time to help his police inspector uncle in fixing baffling crimes. along with writing the Queen novels, Dannay and Lee cofounded Ellery Queen's secret journal, essentially the most influential crime courses of all time. even supposing Dannay outlived his cousin via 9 years, he retired Queen upon Lee's death.
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