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The Adventure of the Murdered Moths and Other Radio Mysteries

The Adventure of the Murdered Moths and Other Radio Mysteries A COLLECTION FO RPEVIOUS UNPBULISHED RADIO MYSTERIES FROM THE S AND S BY ELLERY QUEEN

  • Title: The Adventure of the Murdered Moths and Other Radio Mysteries
  • Author: Ellery Queen
  • ISBN: 9781932009149
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Paperback
  • A COLLECTION FO RPEVIOUS UNPBULISHED RADIO MYSTERIES FROM THE 1930 S AND 1940S BY ELLERY QUEEN

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    About "Ellery Queen"

    1. Ellery Queen

      aka Barnaby Ross Ellery Queen was a pen name created and shared by two cousins, Frederic Dannay 1905 1982 and Manfred B Lee 1905 1971 , as well as the name of their most famous detective Born in Brooklyn, they spent forty two years writing, editing, and anthologizing under the name, gaining a reputation as the foremost American authors of the Golden Age fair play mystery.Although eventually famous on television and radio, Queen s first appearance came in 1928 when the cousins won a mystery writing contest with the book that would eventually be published as The Roman Hat Mystery Their character was an amateur detective who used his spare time to assist his police inspector father in solving baffling crimes Besides writing the Queen novels, Dannay and Lee cofounded Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, one of the most influential crime publications of all time Although Dannay outlived his cousin by nine years, he retired Queen upon Lee s death.Several of the later Ellery Queen books were written by other authors, including Jack Vance, Avram Davidson, and Theodore Sturgeon.

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    1. Ho apprezzato moltissimo questo volume, scoprendo con grande entusiasmo che non si tratta di un romanzo giallo convenzionale, bensì della trascrizione dei copioni radiofonici di avventure ispirate ai gialli di Ellery Queen e aventi anche i medesimi personaggi, ma riadattate in modo tale da essere godibili in un certo lasso di tempo (alla radio non puoi starci incollato tutto il giorno, o no?) e disseminate di “indizi” in modo tale che l’ascoltatore attento possa essere in grado di risolve [...]


    2. The name of Ellery Queen had attained dizzy heights in the so-called golden age of crime-writing for several reasons, notably:1. Because every one of these stories were firmly based on the principle of fair play where Ellery and the reader/members of the audience get to know the same hints and clues;2. Ellery's character, with its youthful (and sometimes irritating) attitude towards life, contrasted nicely with the dark and dangerous themes of murder and betrayal;3. The cute relationships that E [...]


    3. These short radio plays (though I classed them as short stories) are surprisingly enjoyable and hold up well (they were written and performed in the 1930's and 1940's). Detective Ellery Queen, his secretary Nikki Porter (who wants a more romantic attachment), his father, police inspector Richard Queen, and Sgt. Velie, for muscle and comic relief, solve a variety of crimes, with Ellery always finding a rational way around what may seem like some supernatural events. Perhaps the high quality is be [...]



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