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Mysterious Mr. Quin, the (1930) [Collection]
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"Mr. Satterthwaite feels that he has missed out on life; always a looker-on, he has never been incolved in the excitement that romance and adventure bring. But he longs to plat a part in other peoples' dramas -- especially those of unsolved crime. Then he meets Mr. Quin -- a man who appears from nowhere.

"Who is Mr. Quin? No one knows, but prompted by his strange influence, Mr. Satterthwaite plays a real part in life at last, unravelling mysteries that seem insoluble."

A collection of stories, with the common element of Mr. Satterthwaite and Mr. Quin. There is somewhat of an arc overall, but the stories stand as mini-mysteries and mini-dramas in themselves.


  • The Coming of Mr. Quin
  • The Shadow on the Glass
  • At the Bells and Motley
  • The Sign in the Sky
  • The Soul of the Croupier
  • The World’s End
  • The Voice in the Dark
  • The Face of Helen
  • The Dead Harlequin
  • The Bird With the Broken Wing
  • The Man From the Sea
  • Harlequin’s Lane

Original title: The Mysterious Mr. Quin
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

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Edition #1: Mysterious Mr. Quin, the

Mysterious Mr. Quin, the (1930)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "An elderly little man with a hunger for romance -- and his tall slender companion with a trick of turning up whenever a particularly odd suicide or murder looks like being committed...If you care to follow breathlessly in their wake, they will promise to keep you guessing to the very end." Daily Herald
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Mysterious Mr. Quin, the (1959)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Dell Publishing
Dimensions: 4.3 x 6.4 x 0.5
Pages: 256

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