Ellery Queen


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Queen, Ellery

See Dannay, Frederic.

Queen, Ellery

dilettantish private investigator. [Am. Lit.: Her-man, 105]
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Van Dine, Erle Stanley Gardner, Dashiell Hammett, and Ellery Queen.
As Americans were to learn, especially fans of The Adventures of Ellery Queen on radio, sponsored by Bromo Seltzer, there was more to a headache than just pain in the human head.
This is the sort of cerebral play that kept a generation glued to the adventures of Ellery Queen and Perry Mason and attracted their children to the likes of Inspector Morse and Prime Suspect on Mystery.
Whether Ellery Queen warrants nearly twice the space given to Patricia Highsmith, or whether Agatha Christie should have more than Dorothy Sayers, or why Daniel Woodrell, who starting writing his tough, outspoken stories in 1986 (his latest was reviewed on this page recently) should be completely ignored - these and other vagaries are much less important than the accuracy of the book's facts, the enormous amount of information it contains, and its pioneering approach to its subject.
Among the most popular were <IR> ELLERY QUEEN </IR> (pseudonym of cousins Frederick Dannay and Manfred B.
Among the many writers discussed are Margery Allingham, John Dickson Carr, Patrick Quentin, Raymond Chandler, and Ellery Queen.
The court was told that the couple illegally copied BBC programmes from the 60s, 70s and 80s such as Just Good Friends, Top of the Pops and Ellery Queen.
Included in the new shows are Dumont Network Shows such as Original Amateur Hour, Ellery Queen, Hold That Camera, The Plainclothesman, Down You Go, Boxing From St.
Incidentally the name Ohippi occurs in the Ellery Queen book "The Devil to Pay" as a portmanteau of Ohio and Mississippi, though these are the names of rivers rather than states.
In 1962 he sold a story to Frederic Dannay (half of the writing team that created the pseudonymous Ellery Queen and editor of the magazine), but starting in 1973, Ed published a short story in every single issue of Ellery Queen's (twelve months every year
Suspense, mystery, and horror lovers will appreciate this thick paperback chock full of suspense stories by authors such as Ellery Queen, Sara Paretsky, Miekey Spillane, and Rex Stout.