Devil in Velvet

Devil in Velvet

by John Dickson Carr
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Devil in Velvet by John Dickson Carr

Professor Nicholas Fenton enters a pact with Satan and goes back in time to bawdy, turbulent Restoration London to prevent a murder that is about to take place. But he falls in love with the intended victim and resolves to alter the course of history. "Breathless pace and ingenious plotting".--New York Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786701018
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/1994
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 4.21(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

John Dickson Carr (1906–1977) was one of the most popular authors of Golden Age British-style detective novels. Born in Pennsylvania and the son of a US congressman, Carr graduated from Haverford College in 1929. Soon thereafter, he moved to England where he married an Englishwoman and began his mystery-writing career. In 1948, he returned to the US as an internationally known author. Carr received the Mystery Writers of America’s highest honor, the Grand Master Award, and was one of the few Americans ever admitted into the prestigious, but almost exclusively British, Detection Club.

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Devil in Velvet 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
a quick traditional style read not his best like the old man best