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Max Carrados

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Ernest Bramah.
SeriesPenguin books -- 436
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination184 p. (p. [2] advertisement) :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15217160M
OCLC/WorldCa154145999, 802498761


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This book contains 3 of the same stories as another book I read "4 Max Carrados Stories". This book has 8 stories total. The stories didn't really engage me. One tale, about a girl who got a strange letter and hasn't seen her father in years, starts out interesting, but then it just seems to be really reaching for Max to be able to discern what /5.

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max carrados by ernest bramah methuen & co., ltd. contents page the coin of dionysius 1 the knight's cross signal problem 25 the tragedy at brookbend cottage 66 the clever mrs straithwaite 99 the last exploit of harry the actor the tilling shaw mystery   Max Carrados Contents The coin of Dionysius -- The Knight's Cross signal problem -- The tragedy at Brookbend Cottage -- The clever Mrs Straithwaite -- The last exploit of Harry the Actor -- The Tilling Shaw mystery -- The comedy at Fountain Cottage -- The game played in the dark.

Ernest Bramah (20 March – 27 June ), whose name was recorded after his birth as Ernest Brammah Smith, was an English author. He published 21 books and numerous short stories and features. His humorous works were ranked with Jerome K. Jerome and W. Jacobs, his detective stories with Conan Doyle, his politico-science fiction with H.

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Ernest Bramah Smith was born was near Manchester in He was a poor student, and dropped out of the Manchester Grammar School when sixteen years old to go into the farming : Read Books Ltd. Carrados first appeared in and over the next decade his short stories had many readers in Britain gripped.

They still stand up well now. George Orwell was also a fan, claiming that, along with R. Austin Freeman’s Dr Thorndyke stories and Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales, the Max Carrados stories are the only detective stories since Edgar Allan Poe that are worth.

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The ten mysteries range from "The Coin of Dionysus," set in Edwardian London, to cases from the World War I era and the early s.

Like the Sherlock Holmes series, they originally appeared in The Strand. Legendary blind detective Max Carrados doesn't need his eyesight to see the crook in a tough case Max Carrados is the greatest detective you've never heard of.

He may be blind, but what Carrados lacks in sight he more than makes up for in perception. He can pick out a voice in a crowded room and read a book by running his fingers over the print. George Orwell wrote that, together with those of Conan Doyle and R. Austin Freeman, Max Carrados and The Eyes of Max Carrados, "are the only detective stories since Poe that are worth re-reading."This volume contains:MAX CARRADOS, THE EYES OF MAX CARRADOS, MAX CARRADOS MYSTERIES, THE BRAVO OF LONDON.

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Max Carrados turned to pull open a drawer of his desk and took out the top pamphlet of a number it contained. 'Here is Lang's catalogue of this sale,' he said, passing it across.

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Ernest BRAMAH ( - ) Ernest Bramah is mainly known for his 'Kai Lung' books - Dorothy L Sayers often used quotes from them for her chapter headings. In his lifetime however he was equally. The Max Carrados stories, like many others of the time (The Old Man in the Corner, The Thinking Machine, Dr.

Thorndyke, Cleek, Craig Kennedy, etc.) can still be read today and enjoyed — something that can not be said of many works of that era. BTW, the book Steve was referring to was one of Bramah’s Kai Lung collections of oriental fantasies.

Max Carrados Mysteries. Eight short stories; one of the more uncommon Carrados collections. Ernest Bramah.

Ernest Bramah Smith. [Hardcover] Hodder & Stoughton [Hardcover],1st edition. [Very good, no dust jacket. ].Seller Rating: % positive. The Max carrados tales were mostly written in the 's. Aside from this book, I know he has other stories out there but I havent been able to find them.

Max Carrados has always intrigued me; b eing able to solve difficult mysteries with no seeing capacity.5/5(1).Since Sherlock Holmes we have had French detectives, Belgian detectives, aristocratic detectives, royal detectives, ecclesiastical detectives, drunken detectives and even a (very) few quite normal happily married detectives.

Max Carrados was however probably the /5().