Baroness Orczy's Old Man in the Corner: The Old Man in the Corner, the Case of Miss Elliott, the Glasgow Mystery

Baroness Orczy's Old Man in the Corner: The Old Man in the Corner, the Case of Miss Elliott, the Glasgow Mystery

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By (author) Baroness Baroness Emmuska Orczy

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  • Publisher: Coachwhip Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 430 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 24mm | 626g
  • Publication date: 22 March 2010
  • ISBN 10: 1616460156
  • ISBN 13: 9781616460150
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 753,420

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Baroness Emma Orczy, best known for her Scarlet Pimpernel stories, also wrote popular detective stories. This volume includes her two books, The Old Man in the Corner and The Case of Miss Elliott, both of which relate the logical theorizing of the anonymous Old Man as he discusses (and solves) mysterious crimes with a "lady journalist." Orczy initially wrote 13 short stories featuring this unusual detective, but only included 12 of the stories when they finally were bound in a single volume (with minor story modifications). The missing 13th story, The Glasgow Mystery, is here included separately as it first appeared in the Royal Magazine in 1901.

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