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MARY ROBERTS RINEHART - az amerikai Agatha Christie

MARY ROBERTS RINEHART - az amerikai Agatha Christie

Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958), often called “the American Agatha Christie," was one of the United States’ most popular early mystery authors. Among her dozens of novels is The Bat (1932), which was Bob Kane’s inspiration for Batman.

“Rinehart’s literary distinction lies in the combination of love, humor and murder that she wove into her tales. She helped the mystery story grow up.”—New York Times

“The atmosphere created by Rinehart is perfectly chilling!”—A Paperback Life

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THE BAT: A super villain stalks the countryside, and it will take a spinster to bring him to heel.

THE RED LAMP: After inheriting an old seaside house, a professor finds it haunted by supernatural mysteries.

THE DOOR: In a quiet old mansion, an aging spinster contemplates questions of murder.


The Album

Alibi for Isabel

The Great Mistake

Married People

The Romantics

The Swimming Pool

Two Flights Up

The Wall

The Yellow Room

The State vs. Elinor Norton

Familiar Faces

Tish Plays the Game

Tish Marches On

Nomad’s Land