The Red Thumb Mark The Eye Of Osiris The Mystery Of 31 New Inn 3 British Mystery Classics In One Volume

Author: R. Austin Freeman
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The Red Thumb Mark The Eye Of Osiris The Mystery Of 31 New Inn 3 British Mystery Classics In One Volume from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This carefully crafted ebook: β€œTHE RED THUMB MARK, THE EYE OF OSIRIS & THE MYSTERY OF 31 NEW INN (3 British Mystery Classics in One Volume)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Dr. John Thorndyke is a fictional detective in a series of novels. He is a medical jurispractitioner - originally a medical doctor, he turned to the bar and became one of the first, in modern parlance, forensic scientists. His solutions were based on his method of collecting all possible data (including dust and pond weed) and making inferences from them before looking at any of the protagonists and motives in the crimes. It is this method which gave rise to one of Freeman's most ingenious inventions, the inverted detective story, where the criminal act is described first and the interest lies in Thorndyke's subsequent unraveling of it. Richard Austin Freeman (1862-1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. Freeman used some of his early experiences as a colonial surgeon in his novels. Many of the Dr. Thorndyke stories involve genuine, but often quite arcane, points of scientific knowledge, from areas such as tropical medicine, metallurgy and toxicology. Table of Contents: The Red Thumb Mark The Eye of Osiris (The Vanishing Man) The Mystery of 31 New Inn

The Mystery Of 31 New Inn A Dr Thorndyke Mystery

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473379636
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The Mystery Of 31 New Inn A Dr Thorndyke Mystery from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This early work by Richard Austin Freeman was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Mystery of 31 New Inn' is one of Freeman's novels of crime and mystery. The first story featuring his well-known protagonist Dr. Thorndyke – a medico-legal forensic investigator – was published in 1907, and although Freeman's early works were seen as simple homages to his contemporary, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, he quickly developed his own style: The 'inverted detective story', in which the identity of the criminal is shown from the beginning, and the story then describes the detective's attempt to solve the mystery.

The Red Thumb Mark A Dr Thorndyke Mystery

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473379628
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The Red Thumb Mark A Dr Thorndyke Mystery from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This early work by Richard Austin Freeman was originally published in 1907 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Red Thumb Mark' is one of Freeman's novels of crime and mystery. The first story featuring his well-known protagonist Dr. Thorndyke – a medico-legal forensic investigator – was published in 1907, and although Freeman's early works were seen as simple homages to his contemporary, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, he quickly developed his own style: The 'inverted detective story', in which the identity of the criminal is shown from the beginning, and the story then describes the detective's attempt to solve the mystery.

The Vanishing Man

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: R. Austin Freeman
ISBN: 882288826X
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The Vanishing Man from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. Richard Austin Freeman (11 April 1862 – 28 September 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. He claimed to have invented the inverted detective story (a crime fiction in which the commission of the crime is described at the beginning, usually including the identity of the perpetrator, with the story then describing the detective's attempt to solve the mystery). Freeman used some of his early experiences as a colonial surgeon in his novels. Many of the Dr. Thorndyke stories involve genuine, but often quite arcane, points of scientific knowledge, from areas such as tropical medicine, metallurgy and toxicology. Austin Freeman was the youngest of the five children of tailor Richard Freeman and Ann Maria Dunn. He first trained as an apothecary and then studied medicine at Middlesex Hospital, qualifying in 1887. The same year he married Annie Elizabeth, with whom he had two sons. He entered the Colonial Service and was sent to Accra on the Gold Coast

The Keys To The Gateway Of Magic

Author: Stephen Skinner
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
ISBN: 9780738723525
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The Keys To The Gateway Of Magic from the Author: Stephen Skinner. This classic text of the Nine Great Keys details the invocation of the Archangels, the full hierarchy of spiritual beings (including Olympic Spirits and Elementals) and the evocation of the four Demon Princes. Highly sought-after, this edition of a rare early seventeenth century grimioire has never before appeared in English. Occult scholar Stephen Skinner, along with magician and author David Rankine, trace the history of the Keys and offer full transcriptions of four key seventeenth century manuscripts in the British Library and in the Bodleian Library.

Hiroko S American Kitchen

Author: Hiroko Shimbo
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449409784
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Hiroko S American Kitchen from the Author: Hiroko Shimbo. 125 new recipes that highlight the best of Japanese cuisine, but in new, simpler ways.

100 Masters Of Mystery And Detective Fiction Margery Allingham

Author: Fiona Kelleghan
Publisher: Salem Press
ISBN: 9780893569730
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100 Masters Of Mystery And Detective Fiction Margery Allingham from the Author: Fiona Kelleghan. This collection surveys 100 of the writerswho have made the most lasting contributionsto the genre. Most articles are 2,500words, with longer articles on such majorfigures as Raymond Chandler, DashiellHammett, Ellery Queen and Rex Stout.Handy, ready-reference listings aredesigned to accommodate the uniquecharacteristics of mystery and detectivefiction, including author?s pseudonyms,types of plots, principal series and principalseries characters, and even a glossaryof terms peculiar to the genre.Reference elements include a complete,up-to-date list of authors? works, a glossaryof mystery and detective fiction terms,annotated bibliographies, a time line, anindex of series characters and a list ofauthors by plot type.