The red thumb mark. by R. Austin Freeman

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Originally published, Collingwood, 1907.

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Paginationviii,248p.
Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL21052637M

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If these are present, Dr Thorndyke must be there too. Will he be able to solve this case. The Red Thumb Mark is the first novel of Freeman’s best-selling Thorndyke series.

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(Summary by Diana Majlinger)Author: R. Austin Freeman. Missing diamonds, untouched safe, two blood smeared thumb prints and a mysterious Mr X. If these are present, Dr Thorndyke must be there too. Will he be able to. The Red Thumb Mark R. Austin Freeman Mystery Another old-school classic, of sorts, found at the Seattle Mystery Bookshop.

The Red Thumb Mark () is the first of Freeman's "Dr. Thorndyke" n was very well-known and well-regarded back in the Golden Age of Mystery; he has a fair claim to have invented the scientific-legal thriller, in which.

The Red Thumb Mark was the first appearance of Dr John Thorndyke in print. Thorndyke is a medico-legal jurist who uses the latest scientific techniques to right wrongs and keep Scotland Yard on their toes, evidentially speaking.

In the case of the red thumb mark, however, Thorndyke must set his singular mind to saving an innocent man. A cache of diamonds has been stolen out of a shipping firm’s safe, and the only evidence is a perfect thumbprint left in a pool of blood.

The print is a match to Reuben Hornby, nephew of the firm’s owner. Richard Austin Freeman (11 April ndash 28 September ) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr.

Thorndyke. He claimed to have. Today, one can fault the novel for specious morality, but it remains a remarkable book. Before the rise of the modern African states it used to be required reading for members of the British colonial services in Africa.

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Sherlock Holmes meets Perry Mason meets SCI. Interesting rip off of the Sherlock Holmes genre. Since Freeman wrote the Thorndyke mysteries while Arthur Conan Doyle still churned out Holmes mysteries, the derivative nature of his stories would have been that much more obvious to.

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