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This is Futrelle's first novel, and in places it shows. Jacques Futrelle was a thriller/crime writer at the time of Conan Doyle and Dickson Carr; but only wrote half a dozen novels before he went down with the Titanic. This is his first novel, and some of the wordy introductions to chapters are a difficult read and date it rather a lot, and made it difficult to get going with. However the story does win through here, his writing is rather old fashioned, there's substantially more beautiful red h ...more
Jacques Heath Futrelle (1875-1912) was an American journalist and mystery writer. He is best known for writing short detective stories featuring the "Thinking Machine", Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen. He worked for the Atlanta Journal, where he began their sports section; the New York Herald; the Boston Post; and the Boston American. In 1905, his Thinking Machine character first appeared in ...moreMore about Jacques Futrelle...