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French powder mystery

Ellery Queen

French powder mystery

a problem in deduction

by Ellery Queen

  • 362 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1930.

Statementby Ellery Queen.
The Physical Object
Pagination319p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15068166M
ISBN 100575004754

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For reasons that escape me now, I decided to start with the second book in the series, "The French Powder Mystery(FP)". It was written in and is pages long; I am guessing that this is one of the longer books in the series/5(36). The French Powder Mystery by Ellery Queen is the 2nd book in the Ellery Queen Mystery series.

The body of Mrs French, wife of the department store owner, is displayed in the stores window French powder mystery book. I reread this book after an interval of over 40 years and I enjoyed it just as much as before/5.

For reasons that escape me now, I decided to start with the second book in the series, "The French Powder Mystery(FP)". It was written in and is pages long; I am guessing that this is one of the longer books in the series.4/5(40).

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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. The French Powder Mystery: Review The French Powder Mystery () by Ellery Queen has a quite startling beginning.

A crowd is gathered on the sidewalk outside of French's Department Store (a very Macy's-like place) eager to watch the daily demonstration of the latest in modern furnishings.

The novel, "The French Powder Mystery", is a well-structured detective story that challenges the reader, is scrupulously fair, and makes good reading. Cyrus French is the chairman of the eminently successful and stylistically influential French's Department Store in midsection New York/5(4).

French Powder Mystery | Queen Ellery | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. These books have also been described as "puzzle" mysteries; this one reminded me a bit of the Clue board game.

For reasons that escape me now, I decided to start with the second book in the series, "The French Powder Mystery(FP)". It was written in and is pages long; I am guessing that this is one of the longer books in the series.4/5(25). ‎The French Powder Mystery on Apple Books ‎A stylish puzzle mystery from the author who “took the intellectual game that was the formal detective novel to greater heights than any American writer” (The Weekly Standard).

The windows of French’s department store are one of New York’s great attractions/5(5). [ADDENDUM: Despite the negative note on which I ended this review, The French Powder Mystery occupies a warm spot in my critical heart. It’s the first Queen novel that I read, and perhaps the first classic detective novel not written by Agatha Christie that I encountered.

And it blew my tender teenage mind. The French Powder Mystery () A novel by Ellery Queen French's department store was famous for the rare merchandise it offered its elite clientele.

Ellery Queen The French Powder Mystery Similar books. The French Powder Mystery (Ellery Queen Detective, #2) by Ellery Queen. avg. rating Ratings. French's department store was famous for the rare merchandise it offered its elite clientele. But no one there could be proud of its latest exclusive window display: the bloodstained.

Editions for The French Powder Mystery: (Paperback published in ), (Audiobook published in ), (ebook published in ), (P Author: Ellery Queen. The French Powder Mystery () About book: Come with me to the heyday of the early portion of the twentieth century. Walk with me through the streets of New York, and stop, if you will, at one of the grand old department stores that I have never seen but only read about in books.I am talking about a store of many floors, full of salespeople and lunch counters, mattress departments, book.

The French Powder Mystery is the second in the Ellery Queen series. The narrated events are all in a small time frame and are nothing but the investigation of Ellery and inspector Queen on the crime.4/5(4). For reasons that escape me now, I decided to start with the second book in the series, "The French Powder Mystery(FP)".

It was written in and is pages long; I am guessing that this is one of the longer books in the series.4/5. Would you listen to The French Powder Mystery again?

Why? I first read these books 60+ years ago so this has been an indulgence in nostalgia. While much seems dated, after ninety years the basic plot is still timely. So much for the war on drugs. What does Robert Fass bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

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