The Old Man in the Corner [NOOK Book]

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The Old Man In the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories.
The Old Man In the Corner (U.S. edition: The Man In the Corner) is one of three books of short stories featuring Orczy's armchair detective (dramatically revealed as Bill Owen in final story of this book). Although it contains the earliest written and published stories in the series, this book was not published ...
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The Old Man in the Corner

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Overview

The Old Man In the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories.
The Old Man In the Corner (U.S. edition: The Man In the Corner) is one of three books of short stories featuring Orczy's armchair detective (dramatically revealed as Bill Owen in final story of this book). Although it contains the earliest written and published stories in the series, this book was not published until 1909, four years after The Case of Miss Elliott. The last book in the series is Unravelled Knots.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781105788918
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 5/22/2012
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 927,045
  • File size: 409 KB

Meet the Author

The Baroness Emma Orczy was born on September 23, 1865 in Hungary, the daughter of the composer Baron Felix Orczy and the Countess Emma Wass. Forced to flee peasant unrest in 1868, the family lived in a number of Euroean cities before moving to Britain in 1880. She married a young illustrator named Montague MacLean Barstow. She started writing shortly after the birth of her son. Her best known works are a series of novels featuring the character the Scarlet Pimpernel who rescues aristocrats during the French Revolution. She also wrote a number of detective stories which were collected in several books which include The Case of Miss Elliot, The Old Man in the Corner, Lady Molly of Scotland Yard, and Unravelled Knots. She died on November 12, 1947 at Henley-On-Thames, UK.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012

    A great detective novel. One of the classics.

    A great detective novel. One of the classics.

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