The Resource The old man in the corner, Baroness Orczy

The old man in the corner, Baroness Orczy

Label
The old man in the corner
Title
The old man in the corner
Statement of responsibility
Baroness Orczy
Title variation
Teahouse detective
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mysteries! There is no such thing as a mystery in connection with any crime, provided intelligence is brought to bear upon its investigation. So says a rather down-at-heel elderly gentleman to young Polly Burton of the Evening Observer, in the corner of the ABC teashop on Norfolk Street one afternoon. Once she has forgiven him for distracting her from her newspaper and luncheon, Miss Burton discovers that her interlocutor is as brilliantly gifted as he is eccentric - able to solve mysteries that have made headlines and baffled the finest minds of the police without once leaving his seat in the teahouse. As the weeks go by, she listens to him unravelling the trickiest of puzzles and solving the most notorious of crimes, but still one final mystery remains: the mystery of the old man in the corner himself. The Old Man in the Corner is a classic collection of mysteries featuring the Teahouse Detective - a contemporary of Sherlock Holmes, with a brilliant mind and waspish temperament to match that of Conan Doyle's creation
Member of
Cataloging source
AU@
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1865-1947
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Orczy, Emmuska Orczy
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • The tea house detective
  • Pushkin Vertigo
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  • Women journalists
  • Tearooms
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • London (England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The old man in the corner, Baroness Orczy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781782275237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089459048
  • 950297
  • (OCoLC)on1089459048
  • 950297
Label
The old man in the corner, Baroness Orczy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781782275237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1089459048
  • 950297
  • (OCoLC)on1089459048
  • 950297

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