Re: [GAdetection] h. c. bailey mr. fortune
- I have very much enjoyed what few Reggie Fortune stories I have been able to find. He seems to be very thin on the ground here in Canada. I have found a couple.. I have never yet been able to find even one of the Mr Clunk books, but I would very much like to. Mr. Fuller's reccomendations are appreciated.
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From: luis molina <lrmolina47@...>
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2008 3:34:40 PM
Subject: Re: [GAdetection] h. c. bailey mr. fortune
I READ THE POCKET BOOK COLLECTION OF STORIES MANY YEARS AGO. I HAD TRY TO READ THE BOOKS OF SHORT STORIES I HAVE FOR SEVERAL YEARS, BUT I COULD NEVER FINISH THEM.
ABOUT A WEEK AGO I BEGAN AGAIN AND I AM NOW IN MY SECOND BOOK, AND REALLY ENJOY THEM.
WHAT DOES THE GROUP THINK A BOUT MR. FORTUNE? (RMP IS REPRINTING THIS NOVELS)
HOW GOOD ARE THE CLUNK BOOKS?
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- --- In GAdetection@yahoogroups.com, Nicholas Fuller <stoke_moran@...>
>ambiguous, but the Fortune stories rank with Holmes and Father Brown.
> Bailey's superb. He's an acquired taste, since his style is rich and
Definitely one of the four or five greatest classic (i.e., dead)
writers in the genre - up there with GKC, Christie, Mitchell, and
I seem to recall that Shadow on the Wall was a locked-room mystery, but
are any of his short stories locked rooms?