The Problem of the Green Capsule (Dr. Gideon Fell #10)
To prove his point, Chesney set up a test. With witnesses looking on, he calmly sat still while a sinister scarecrow of a man entered the room, walked over to him...and murdered him!
All the suspects were witnesses; each coul...more
Marcus Chesney set up a test to demonstrate this where nothing was as it seemed.
But, alas, things were not as they seemed to Marcus Chesney either, and it cost him his life.
It takes Gideon Fell to unravel this web of delusion and illusion upon illusion.
Another classic John Dickson Carr puzzler.
John Dickson Carr was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1906. It Walks by Night, his first published detective novel, featuring the Frenchman Henri Bencolin, was published in 1930. Apart from Dr Fell, whose first appearance was in Hag's Nook in 1933, Carr's other series detectives (published under the nom de plume of Carter Dickson) were the barrister Sir Henry Merrivale, who...more