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S.S. Van Dine

Otto Penzler

S.S. Van Dine

by Otto Penzler

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Published by Mysterious Bookshop in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Van Dine, S. S. -- Bibliography.,
  • Vance, Philo (Fictitious character) -- Bibliography.,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American -- Bibliography.,
  • Books -- Prices.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCollecting S.S. Van Dine
    Statementby Otto Penzler.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesCollecting mystery fiction ;, #3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8986.34 .P46 1999, PS3545.R846 .P46 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3971571M
    LC Control Number2001279188
    OCLC/WorldCa44121648

    S. S. Van Dine 15 October - 11 April Wright was an important figure in avant-garde cultural circles in pre-World War I New York, and under the pseudonym (which he originally used to conceal his identity) he created the immensely popular fictional detective Philo Vance, a sleuth and aesthete who first appeared in books in the s. “The Bishop Murder Case”, S. S. Van Dine 0 Copy quote Giving full rein to one's cynicism as one goes along produces a normal outlet and maintains an emotional equilibrium.

    Download The Garden Murder Case free in PDF & EPUB format. Download S S Van Dine's The Garden Murder Case for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. S. S. Van Dine (Van Dine, S. S. []) Van Dine, S. S. []: (see also Wright, Willard Huntington, ) Van Dine, S. S. []: The Benson Murder Case () (text in Australia; NO US ACCESS) Van Dine, S. S. []: The Bishop Murder Case (/9) (text in Australia; NO US ACCESS) Van Dine, S. .

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He is best remembered for creating the s popular fictional character, Detective Philo Vance. The “tremendous popularity” (New York Times) of the Philo Vance series stems in part from author S.S.

Van Dine’s preference for ripping his plots from the headlines of the day. By the early ‘30s, when Casino came around, those headlines included some creepy chemical discoveries and scandalous doings at secret Manhattan gambling dens.

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S.S. Van Dine’s most popular book is The Benson Murder Case (A Philo Vance Mystery #1). S.S. Van Dine is the author of The Benson Murder Case ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), The Bishop Murder S.S.

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The Garden Murder Case (first published in ) is the ninth in a series of mystery novels by S. Van Dine about fictional detective Philo Vance. Plot outline. Floyd, the son of Professor Garden, invites his socialite friends to the rooftop garden of his father's New York penthouse to listen to the outcome of horse races.

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A Guide to Cozy Mystery (and Other Favorite) Books, Movies, and TV. Van Dine. PHILO VANCE MYSTERY Series: Main Character: Philo Vance, Rich. S.S. Van Dine, Writer: The President's Mystery. Willard Huntington Wright was born to Archibald Davenport Wright and Annie Van Vranken Wright on Octoin Charlottesville.

He attended St. Vincent College, Pomona College, and Harvard University. He also studied art in Munich and Paris, an apprenticeship that led to a job as literary and art critic for the Los Occupation: Writer. The Greene Murder Case is my favorite S.S. Van Dine book, and not just because it was the first of his series that I g this book is like viewing a fabulous black and white movie from the ' has everything--a dark,brooding mansion,a cast of dark,brooding suspects,mood-setting snowstorms, murder, many, many dark and stormy nights, a dark Cited by: 3.

S.S. Van Dine S.S. Van Dine was a leading American mystery writer of the 's and 's. Please see my article on Minorities and Civil Rights in Mystery Fiction for a discussion of the positive, non-stereotyped portraits of minorities in Van Dine and his followers.

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Van Dine) is the pseudonym used by American art critic Willard Huntington Wright (Octo - Ap ) when he wrote detective novels]. Published by Published by P. Collier and Son Corporation, New York.

Wright's 'S.S. Van Dine' became the one of the most popular writers in America. His real identity was a brief national obsession until it was revealed in Scribner's Magazine in September He finally divorced his wife inmarrying Claire de Lisle the following year.

S.S. Van Dine, pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright, (born Oct. 15,Charlottesville, Va., U.S.—died ApNew York, N.Y.), American critic, editor, and author of a series of best-selling detective novels featuring the brilliant but arrogant sleuth Philo Vance. Wright was educated at St. Vincent and Pomona colleges in California, at Harvard University.

S.S. Van Dine, pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright, () was an American critic, editor, and author of a series of best-selling detective novels featuring the brilliant but arrogant sleuth Philo Vance.

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S.S. Van Dine was the crime-novel pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright (–), an American journalist, critic and novelist. He wrote scathing book reviews as literary editor for the Los Angeles Times, and would later publish unconventional and avant-garde work by the likes of D.H.

Lawrence, Joseph Conrad and Ezra Pound for the magazine The Brand: Felony & Mayhem, LLC.Book. See all. Item description " A PHILO VANCE WEEK-END by Van Dine, S.S. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

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