The Resource A puzzle for fools, Patrick Quentin ; introduction by Otto Penzler

A puzzle for fools, Patrick Quentin ; introduction by Otto Penzler

Label
A puzzle for fools
Title
A puzzle for fools
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Quentin ; introduction by Otto Penzler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Broadway producer Peter Duluth sought solace in a bottle after his wife's death; now, two years later and desperate to dry out, he enters a sanitarium, hoping to break his dependence on drink - but the institution doesn't quite offer the rest and relaxation he expected. Strange, malevolent occurrences plague the hospital. Among other inexplicable events, Peter hears his own voice with an ominous warning: "There will be a murder." It soon becomes clear that homicidal maniac is on the loose and, with a staff every bit as erratic as its idiosyncratic patients, it seems everyone is a suspect - even Duluth's new romantic interest, Iris Pattison. Charged by the baffled head of the ward with solving the crimes, it's up to Peter to clear her name before the killer strikes again
Member of
Cataloging source
ON8
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Quentin, Patrick
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3545.H2895
LC item number
P89 2019
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • Peter Duluth mystery
  • American mystery classics
  • Otto Penzler presents American mystery classics
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  • Duluth, Peter (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • Murder
  • Sanatoriums
  • Man-woman relationships
Label
A puzzle for fools, Patrick Quentin ; introduction by Otto Penzler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Copyright ©1936 by Patrick Quentin, renewed. Introduction copyright by Otto Penzler" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
iv, 237 pages
Isbn
9781613161258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088898724
  • 929072
  • (OCoLC)on1088898724
  • 929072
Label
A puzzle for fools, Patrick Quentin ; introduction by Otto Penzler
Publication
Note
"Copyright ©1936 by Patrick Quentin, renewed. Introduction copyright by Otto Penzler" -- title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
iv, 237 pages
Isbn
9781613161258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1088898724
  • 929072
  • (OCoLC)on1088898724
  • 929072

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