Leopold's Way

Leopold's Way : Detective Stories

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Leopold in these 24 stories is the head of homicide, later to become the depart­ment of violent crimes. Because he is given to interior musing, we learn the workings of the mind of a thoughtful de­tective. Showing Leopold’s mind, Hoch develops nuances of character rare in mystery stories. “The House by the Ferris” poses a typical Hoch problem. Ancient crone Stella Gaze predicts that four men will die—by earth, air, fire, and water. Leo­pold is called in when one man drowns, is called again when another burns. The crimes seem to have been concocted by a witch.
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  • Hardback | 339 pages
  • 159 x 210 x 25.4mm | 658g
  • Carbondale, United States
  • English
  • 0809312336
  • 9780809312337

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