Thursday, January 28, 2010

Detectives: John Dickson Carr's DR. GIDEON FELL

A complete list of mysteries starring amateur sleuth Dr. Gideon Fell, written by John Dickson Carr (1906-1977), mystery fiction's Golden Age master of locked room mysteries and impossible crimes:

Hag's Nook (1933)
The Mad Hatter Mystery (1933)
The Eight of Swords (1934)
The Blind Barber (1934)
Death-Watch (1935)
The Hollow Man (aka The Three Coffins) (1935)
The Arabian Nights Murder (1936)
The Burning Court (1937)
To Wake the Dead (1937)
The Crooked Hinge (1938)
The Problem of the Green Capsule (1939)
The Problem of the Wire Cage (1939)
The Man Who Could Not Shudder (1940)
The Case of the Constant Suicides (1941)
Death Turns the Tables (1941)
The Seat of the Scornful (1941)
Till Death Do Us Part (1944)
He Who Whispers (1946)
The Sleeping Sphinx, (1947)
Below Suspicion (1949)
Patrick Butler for the Defense (1956)
The Dead Man's Knock (1958)
In Spite of Thunder (1960)
The House at Satan's Elbow (1965)
Panic in Box C (1966)
Dark of the Moon (1967)
Fell and Foul Play (1991)

More detectives:
25 Detectives -- from Sherlock Holmes to Adrian Monk
Agatha Christie's HERCULE POIROT
S.S. Van Dine's PHILO VANCE
ELLERY QUEEN and INSPECTOR QUEEN
Carolyn Keene's NANCY DREW
Rex Stout's NERO WOLFE and ARCHIE GOODWIN

Related links:
Murderous Beginnings: 40 Detective Fiction Firsts
Crime Fiction Alphabet: L is for LOCKED ROOM PUZZLES
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