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Book Title: The Adventures of Ellery Queen|
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The author of the book: Ellery Queen
Edition: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Date of issue: February 5th 2013
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Collection of short stories.
* ...The African Traveler (original story)
* ...The Hanging Acrobat (Mystery, 5/34 as "The Girl on the Trapeze")
* ...The One Penny Black (Great Detective Stories, 4/33)
* ...The Bearded Lady (Mystery, 8/34 as "The Sinister Beard")
* ...The Three Lame Men (Mystery, 4/34)
* ...The Invisible Lover (Mystery, 9/34 as "Four Men Loved a Woman")
* ...The Teakwood Case
(Mystery, 5/33 as "The Affair of the Gallant Bachelor")
* ..."The Two-Headed Dog" (Mystery, 6/34)
* ...The Glass-Domed Clock (Mystery League,10/33)
* ...The Seven Black Cats (Mystery, 10/34 as "The Black Cats Vanished")
* ...The Mad Tea-Party (Redbook, 10/34)
A strange and frightening world...where the body won't stay put during a "mad" party! Where a postage stamp delivers an addict, and a thief! Where a bowtie and a shirt are cremated after a murder! Where the corpse is in the closet, and the clothes are on the floor! This is the mysterious world of Ellery Queen. As always, he plays fair, sharing every clue; as always, the solution is both surprising and logical; as always, the action and mystery are irresistible.
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Read information about the authoraka Barnaby Ross.
"Ellery Queen" was a pen name created and shared by two cousins, Frederic Dannay (1905-1982) and Manfred B. Lee (1905-1971), as well as the name of their most famous detective. Born in Brooklyn, they spent forty two years writing, editing, and anthologizing under the name, gaining a reputation as the foremost American authors of the Golden Age "fair play" mystery.
Although eventually famous on television and radio, Queen's first appearance came in 1928 when the cousins won a mystery-writing contest with the book that would eventually be published as The Roman Hat Mystery. Their character was an amateur detective who used his spare time to assist his police inspector father in solving baffling crimes. Besides writing the Queen novels, Dannay and Lee cofounded Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, one of the most influential crime publications of all time. Although Dannay outlived his cousin by nine years, he retired Queen upon Lee's death.
Several of the later "Ellery Queen" books were written by other authors, including Jack Vance, Avram Davidson, and Theodore Sturgeon.
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