|Fell and Foul Play
NY: International Polygonics (1991)
First IPL printing January 1991
THE WORLD OF DR. GIDEON FELL, DETECTIVE
Bizarre murders, locked rooms, impossible crimes. These are the cases for Dr. Gideon Fell, John Dickson Carr's Chestertonian sleuth. Here, for the first time all of Carr's fiction about his great detective is brought together in one volume including two previously unpublished wartime radio plays.
In addition this book contains six characteristically clever Carrian crime classics. One, a historical mystery in which a swordsman reveals a strange past, my prove unknown even to some of the author's most devoted followers. In the others a man is paid to commit a legal murder; a mysterious American intervenes in an assassination in France; a judge is shot with a bullet from a different gun; a knife vanishes into thin air; and a dying woman sends a cryptic message to the living.