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The big bow mystery

Israel Zangwill

The big bow mystery

the perfect crime

by Israel Zangwill

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Published by Greenhill in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIsrael Zangwill.
SeriesGreenhill crime classics
The Physical Object
Pagination244p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21917897M
ISBN 100947898174
OCLC/WorldCa15155991

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One of the earliest “locked room” mystery stories, The Big Bow Mystery is also a satire of late Victorian society. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) (5 hr 5 min)/5(78). The Big Bow Mystery By Israel Zangwill, dramatised by Robert Messik.

A man is found dead in a locked room. The windows and door are locked and bolted from the inside, the only way into the room is a chimney into which even a. It's a cold and foggy night in London. A man is horribly murdered in his bedroom, the door locked and bolted on the inside.

Scotland Yard is stumped. Yet the seemingly unsolvable case has, as Inspector Grodman says, "one sublimely simple solution" that is revealed in a final chapter full of revelations and a shocking denouement.

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— Excerpted from Israel Zangwill on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. An audio book is available at. Published initially as a newspaper serial inThe Big Bow Mystery is generally regarded as the first locked-room mystery novel. (It's retitled in some editions The Perfect Crime to match the title of the movie based on the book, the first screen adaptation of three.)/5().

One of the earliest "locked room" mystery stories, The Big Bow Mystery is also a satire of late Victorian society.

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