The Crooked Hinge is a mystery novel (1938) by detective novelist John Dickson Carr. It combines a seemingly impossible throat-slashing with elements of witchcraft, an automaton modelled on Maelzel's Chess Player, and the story of the Tichborne Claimant. It was dedicated to fellow author Dorothy Sayers "in friendship and esteem." In a poll of 17 detective story writers and reviewers, this novel was voted as the fourth best locked room mystery of all time. The Hollow Man also by John Dickson Carr was voted the best.

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  • The Crooked Hinge is a mystery novel (1938) by detective novelist John Dickson Carr. It combines a seemingly impossible throat-slashing with elements of witchcraft, an automaton modelled on Maelzel's Chess Player, and the story of the Tichborne Claimant. It was dedicated to fellow author Dorothy Sayers "in friendship and esteem." In a poll of 17 detective story writers and reviewers, this novel was voted as the fourth best locked room mystery of all time. The Hollow Man also by John Dickson Carr was voted the best. (en)
  • Le Naufragé du Titanic — The Crooked Hinge, dans l'édition originale américaine — est un roman policier américain de John Dickson Carr publié en 1938. C'est le 9e roman de la série mettant en scène le personnage du Dr Gideon Fell. Le roman présente un énigme en chambre close et s'inspire de l'affaire Tichborne, un célèbre cas d'usurpation d'identité des annales judiciaires britanniques. Il évoque également le fameux automate joueur d'échec conçu par Johann Wolfgang von Kempelen au XVIIIe siècle. (fr)
  • L'automa (titolo originale The Crooked Hinge) è un romanzo giallo di John Dickson Carr del 1938. È il nono romanzo della serie che ha per protagonista il dottor Gideon Fell. (it)
  • 『曲った蝶番』(まがったちょうつがい、原題:The Crooked Hinge)は、アメリカの推理作家ジョン・ディクスン・カーによる推理小説。発表は1938年。ギデオン・フェル博士ものの長編第9作目にあたり、カーの代表作の1つである。最新の翻訳は三角和代による創元推理文庫版で、『曲がった蝶番』と表記されている(2012年12月刊)。 (ja)
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  • First US edition
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  • Hamish Hamilton(UK) &Harper(US)
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  • The Crooked Hinge is a mystery novel (1938) by detective novelist John Dickson Carr. It combines a seemingly impossible throat-slashing with elements of witchcraft, an automaton modelled on Maelzel's Chess Player, and the story of the Tichborne Claimant. It was dedicated to fellow author Dorothy Sayers "in friendship and esteem." In a poll of 17 detective story writers and reviewers, this novel was voted as the fourth best locked room mystery of all time. The Hollow Man also by John Dickson Carr was voted the best. (en)
  • Le Naufragé du Titanic — The Crooked Hinge, dans l'édition originale américaine — est un roman policier américain de John Dickson Carr publié en 1938. C'est le 9e roman de la série mettant en scène le personnage du Dr Gideon Fell. Le roman présente un énigme en chambre close et s'inspire de l'affaire Tichborne, un célèbre cas d'usurpation d'identité des annales judiciaires britanniques. Il évoque également le fameux automate joueur d'échec conçu par Johann Wolfgang von Kempelen au XVIIIe siècle. (fr)
  • L'automa (titolo originale The Crooked Hinge) è un romanzo giallo di John Dickson Carr del 1938. È il nono romanzo della serie che ha per protagonista il dottor Gideon Fell. (it)
  • 『曲った蝶番』(まがったちょうつがい、原題:The Crooked Hinge)は、アメリカの推理作家ジョン・ディクスン・カーによる推理小説。発表は1938年。ギデオン・フェル博士ものの長編第9作目にあたり、カーの代表作の1つである。最新の翻訳は三角和代による創元推理文庫版で、『曲がった蝶番』と表記されている(2012年12月刊)。 (ja)
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  • Le Naufragé du Titanic (fr)
  • L'automa (Carr) (it)
  • 曲った蝶番 (ja)
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