The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle, Prefect of Police of Paris

The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle, Prefect of Police of Paris By Melville Davisson Post, The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle Prefect of Police of Paris The Casebook of MONSIEUR JONQUELLE Prefect of Police of Paris TWELVE DETECTIVE STORIES by MELVILLE DAVISSON POST author of Uncle Abner The Nameless Thing First ebook edition published Gideonfell Book
  • Title: The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle, Prefect of Police of Paris
  • Author: Melville Davisson Post
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  • The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle, Prefect of Police of Paris By Melville Davisson Post, The Casebook of MONSIEUR JONQUELLE Prefect of Police of Paris TWELVE DETECTIVE STORIES by MELVILLE DAVISSON POST author of Uncle Abner The Nameless Thing First ebook edition published Gideonfell Book Lts January 2010 Created from original 1923 First Edition, now in public domain PARIS, Nice, Geneva, the ALPS, Monte Carlo, darkest Africa Monsieur Jonquelle traveThe Casebook of MONSIEUR JONQUELLE Prefect of Police of Paris TWELVE DETECTIVE STORIES by MELVILLE DAVISSON POST author of Uncle Abner The Nameless Thing First ebook edition published Gideonfell Book Lts January 2010 Created from original 1923 First Edition, now in public domain PARIS, Nice, Geneva, the ALPS, Monte Carlo, darkest Africa Monsieur Jonquelle travels the globe and find MYSTERY, romance, the BIZARRE, and the shocking extortion, arson, espionage, counterfeiting, crimes of passion, confidence scams, art forgery, fraud, romance, and devilishly clever detection CONTENTS CHAPTER I The Great Cipher CHAPTER II Found in the Fog CHAPTER III The Alien Corn CHAPTER IV The Ruined Eye CHAPTER V The Haunted Door CHAPTER VI Blucher s March CHAPTER VII The Woman on the Terrace CHAPTER VIII The Triangular Hypothesis CHAPTER IX The Problem of the Five Marks CHAPTER X The Man with Steel Fingers CHAPTER XI The Mottled Butterfly CHAPTER XII The Girl with the Ruby
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    1. Melville Davisson Post

      Melville Davisson Post April 19, 1869 June 23, 1930 is an American author, born in Harrison County, West Virginia He earned a law degree from West Virginia University in 1892, and was married in 1903 to Ann Bloomfield Gamble Schofield Their only child, a son, died at eighteen months old and Mrs Post died of pneumonia in 1919 After the death of their son, he left law practice and went on an European tour with his wife Upon return from Europe, he began writing short stories and became America s highest paid short story writer He was an avid horseman, and died on June 23, 1930, after a fall from his horse, and was buried in Harrison County His boyhood home, Templemoor , is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as of 1982.Although Post s name is not immediately familiar to many in this era, his stories are available through Gutenberg and many collections of detective fiction include works by Post There is a case to be made for these stories to be among the finest of detective fiction in America No less than Ellery Queen and Howard Haycraft both praised Post s writing as among the finest of American detective writing.Post s best known character is the mystery solving, justice dispensing Virginian backwoodsman, Uncle Abner Post also created two other recurring characters, Sir Henry Marquis and Randolph Mason He also wrote two non crime novels His total output was approximately 230 titles.

    365 thoughts on “The Casebook of Monsieur Jonquelle, Prefect of Police of Paris”

    1. I think of these sort of stories as gotcha stories, where there isn t a lot of detecting to do, but rather a logic puzzle Dated, with the anachronisms of their age, and yet charming in their way.



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