John Dickson Carr brings Chesterton (back) to life as Dr. Fell in Hag’s Nook and several Tan recomendable como El Hombre Hueco, su novela más famosa. by John Dickson Carr First published Sort by. title, original I Classici del Giallo, n. , Mass Market .. El hombre hueco (Paperback). Published El Hombre Hueco at – ISBN – ISBN HOMBRE HUECO, EL (Spanish Edition). DICKSON CARR JOHN.

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Hag’s Nook

Ably assisted of course by an eccentric retired academic, the local Rector, and a visiting young American romantically smitten with the murder victim’s sister. Therefore, if you like a good old fashioned murder mystery, written early to mid 20th century then this is the book for you. Apr 05, Donna rated it liked it Shelves: Fell notices details, much as Sherlock Holmes does.

In addition to all that, he had a personality that seamlessly brought out clues from people around him that helped him get to the bottom of the cases that came his way.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We don’t learn too much about cousin Herbert except that he is a bit of a dullard.

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The Detection Club British mystery writers named cwrr a Master, not something any other Americans had achieved. Dickson Carr was capable of some excellent writing, though like other mystery authors notably Agatha Christie his work suffered as a result of cranking out too many books too quickly. This is a very entertaining novel, with appealing, layered characters, challenges for the reader including a cryptogram and a overarching sense of the macabre.


Since then, a family ritual has to be followed by the male heir, and the deaths have returned. He accidentally meets and falls in love at first sight with Dorothy Starberth while on the train to see Dr.

May 31, Jack Chapman rated it it cwrr amazing. Mar 25, Nancy Oakes rated it really liked it Shelves: They all feature some setting like a ruined prison, haunted mansion, creepy castle, satanic rites, or something similar.

Fell is a very likable sleuth and this book Hags nook is the first outing for Dr. Gideon Fell seems a most unlikely of sleuths but then we come to understand his steadfastness in allowing nothing to go unnoticed.

The solving of the case is ingenious — I must admit to being surprised at the end. Unlike most of the other Doctor Gideon Fell novels, this story has a very high humorous tone, reminiscent of huedo Henry Merrivale works. Not sure why – maybe the expressions from when this book was written to this day ar John Dickson Carr and I go way back.

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This was my first John Dickson Carr. El caso de los suicidios constantespublicada inicialmente enes una historia de detectives de John Dickson Carr.

Rampole’s sappy musings are almost distracting, and the reader is left at times wondering if Dorothy isn’t the murderer simply because Rampole narrator of the tale is so unable to see her through anything but rose-colored glasses. Realizing how scared Martin is, Dicksoh. May 18, Kate rated it liked it Shelves: I’ve read many of his books long ago and always appreciated his ‘locked room’ resolutions.


No trivia or quizzes yet. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fell is aided in his quest by a young American lad who has come to visit Chatterham and the Fells. John Dickson Carr is a very clever author in the tradition of Agatha Christie and Ellery Queen, but with generous dollops of gothic suspense.

Lists with This Book. So I was expecting a somewhat weak effort than usual from the master of locked room mysteries but it’s not a weak effort by any means. Other books in the series. And I utterly agree — this was my third Carr and probably the one honbre got me hooked. Moreover, the facts revealed are never quite explained, leaving an unsolved mystery at the center of the novel.

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There is plenty of atmosphere here. He a This is a horror-mystery novel by the legendary mystery writer John Dickson Carr.

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