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The Mystery of the Scar-Faced Beggar (Die drei Fragezeichen (Original) #30)

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181 paged paperback "The Mystery of the Scar-Faced Beggar" by M.V. Carey.
Paperback, 181 pages
Published August 12th 1981 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1981)
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i love this book
Elizabeth S
In this one, the three boys do more "real" detective work than we usually see them do. In my opinion, Carey's earlier contributions to the series were quite weak. However, his writing and his portrayal of the boys has improved to the point that I think this is one of the best of the whole series.

The interesting part of this book is the introduction of Hector Sebastian. Originally the series used Alfred Hitchcock as a character who introduced the write-up of the boys' adventures. After Hitchcock'
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Robert Stewart
Probably the least enjoyable of the 3I books. At around #30 the series went into a slump, with the writers putting little or no creativity into the stories. The publishers really messed up by accepting such awful stories when they should have either brought in new writers or made the older ones put a lot more into their work. It seems that by the 1980s they believed that the new stories would just sell on the back of the older ones and let it go at that. A pity. This book has a very weak plot an ...more
Eva
wah cerita kali ini kayaknya byk bgt scene-nya. ditambah lagi trio detektif lebih byk kerja individu. ok lah tp jadi berkurang kocaknya >.< ke-khas-annya getho
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Also known as Mary V. Carey
Personal: Born May 19, 1925, in New Brighton, England; brought to the United States in 1925, naturalized citizen in 1955; daughter of John Cornelius (an engineer) and Mary Alice (Hughes) Carey. Home address in 1993 was 3748 Birch St., Ventura, CA.

Ms Carey passed away in 1994.

Education: College of Mount St. Vincent, B.S., 1946.

Religion: Roman Catholic

Career: Coronet, New
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