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The French Powder Mystery

Ellery Queen

The French Powder Mystery

Library Edition

by Ellery Queen

  • 336 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott Harrison (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8105657M
    ISBN 100786112859
    ISBN 109780786112852
    OCLC/WorldCa38955439

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    Ellery Queen is a pseudonym created in by crime fiction writers Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee and the name of their main fictional character, a mystery writer in New York City who helps his police inspector father solve baffling murders. Danny and Lee wrote most of the more than thirty novels and several short story collections in which Ellery Queen . The French Powder Mystery Summary. In a general sense, The French Powder Mystery is primarily concerned with good and evil. Evil, in the form of narcotics and murder, has intruded into the self-contained world of the French family and business.

      The book was, of course, The French Powder Mystery, and it is time, I thought to myself last Tuesday, to finally sit down and read it. And I’m glad I did. There is the possibility that I might have enjoyed it more when I was in my teens, but enjoy it now, I most certainly did. The story ends as dramatically as it begins with the murderer’s identity withheld until the final two words of the book. The French Powder Mystery is a classic clue-puzzle novel. Symons points out that the incredible ingenuity of the story rests on “a relentlessly analytical treatment of every possible clue and argument” (, Author: Pauline Dewan.


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