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The Mystery of the Dancing Devil (Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators #25)

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  739 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Three young detectives search for a stolen statue only to find that it has mysteriously come to life.
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Published September 1st 1981 by Random House Childrens Books (first published 1976)
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Mark
original 2010 review - One of my all-time favourites, this has one of the best opening sequences in the series (excepting, perhaps, “Green Ghost”), as the boys discover a series of thefts on Pete’s block. After a nicely done stake-out - very atmospheric, with the fog that enshrouds everything - they’re on the trail of the dancing devil, a fabulous statue that seems to be guarded by a spirit! A cracking (and not a little frightening) central image, some very nicely done set pieces and a good pace ...more
Ritesh Reddy
good detective story. story could not be imagined. so interesting and also scientific
Elizabeth S
I like it when the later mysteries in this series use some of the more clever devices of the original author. This one has the boys calling each other "First", "Second", and "Records" and they use the question mark chalk marks. Not much happens at headquarters in this one, though.
Doc-mok
Good mystery; fairly complicated for my third grader, who needed help with summarizing all of the details for his book report.
Ben Prior
Excellent for the young reader. Fast-paced and suspenseful to keep the reader's attention.
Putra
nice story line
it sounds really classical but it still keep the horror sense
Emelia Phillips
well it wont let me tread it so boring
Irwan
Exciting. It scared me then hehehe...
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Real name: Dennis Lynds.
Beginning in 1968 with The Mystery of the Moaning Cave and ending in 1989 with Hot Wheels, Dennis Lynds wrote fourteen novels under the pen name William Arden for the juvenile detective series The Three Investigators, which was originated by Robert Arthur, Jr.. Under this same name, he also wrote five novels featuring private eye Kane Jackson, a former military policeman wh
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