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    This collection of twelve short mysteries is a sort of follow up tocontinuation of The Old Man in the Corner with the same man in the corner of the ABC shop with his newspaper his pictures and his cheese cake The lady reporter is e

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    This collection of twelve short stories will give anyone a delightful few hours of reading Orczy has created a group of stories that are sure to puzzle you Whether it is a baffling disappearance a fraud a theft or even a murder we are invited to hear the case out and find the true solution These stories have a uniue twist Instead of the detective scrambling around after clues and vigorously chasing criminals this hero just sits us

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    Déjà vu all over again An old man sits in the corner of a teahouse endlessly twisting pieces of string into elaborate knots and mulling over the great unsolved mysteries of the day Opposite him is our narrator an unnamed female journalist who despite finding the old man intensely irritating nevertheless can’t help being impressed by the ingenious solutions he comes up with This is a collection of twelve short stories featuring the am

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    The Case of Miss Elliot The Teahouse Detective is a collection of short stories as told by a journalist recalling her conversations with the “old man in the corner” Each story relates a recent well known crime and is so

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    These are a collection of short stories There is no uestion of the writing skills of the author and the fact that a large chunk of the narrative is timeless The first volume has it being narrated to a woman calle

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    After having read the first volume in the teahouse detective series The Old Man in the Corner I was very much looking forward to reading volume 2 The old man cannot seem to stop fidgeting a piece of thread His deductive skills are appreciable and sometimes I wonder how he gets a front seat in the court proceedings I cannot choose a favourite among these as each short story has a uniue ending Highly recommended to fans of classi

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    Ok for a short read but not as interesting as I had hoped A series of short stores Not really my thing

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    This collection of 12 short mysteries is a great way to spend a reading afternoon You can read them all in one shot or read them individually whenever you have a bit of time to spareEach story in the collection t

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    And thus you see he added there are no such things as mysteries The police call them so so do the public but every crime has its perpetrator and every puzzle its solution My experience is that the simplest solution is invariably there right oneSo speaks the Teahouse Detective referred to only as 'the man in the corner' throughout this intriguing book The stories contained within were written by Baroness Emmuska Orczy at the begin

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    Hmmm A book that is a step back and a step forward at the same time Fresh from disliking the first book in this series I find this volume which was published afterwards but written beforehand This must have puzzled anyone

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The Case of Miss Elliott

Lders police and diplomats across Europe All of the twelve detective stories in this volume are puzzled over by Orczy’s mysterious armchair detective the ‘Old Man In The Corner?. This collection of 12 short mysteries is a great way to spend a reading afternoon You can read them all in one shot or read them individually whenever you have a bit of time to spareEach story in the collection takes the same format Polly reads about a case in the newspaper that the police aren t able to solve and presents it to The Teahouse Detective an old man who sits in the cafe eating cake and playing with a bit of string The cases run the gamut of crime a murder a theft a disappearance and The Old Man usually already knows about the case and tells Polly what the solution as he believes isThe mysteries and the solution are well laid out and remind me of Arthur Conan Doyle or Agatha Christie both of home wrote many short mystery stories The solutions aren t always obvious and it s fun to try and work out the answer before the Old Man lays it outNormally I would blaze my way through a collection like this but there are two things that make this book a touch less enjoyable for meFirst the Teahouse Detective himself He can sometimes act like a petulant child playing with his string and having to be coaxed to discuss the cases Polly is uite patient I could forgive this behaviour Sherlock Holmes isn t the most sociable person but it s the shrieking that annoys me This old man shrieks A LOT He s in a small cafe there s no need to shriekThe other thing that bothered me and this might be just me is that there s no clear resolution to the crimes The Teahouse Detective enjoys solving the cases to show off his intelligence but he doesn t care about assisting the police or seeing justice delivered So while he shows us the solution we never know if anyone ever gets punished for their crimes It s a small thing but it s just not the way I like my mystery stories to end It seems like everyone just gets away with their crimes And that gets tiring after awhileOther than those two criticism which other readers may easily overlook Orczy is a strong writer and the mysteries are all really well done There are uniue twists in the crimes and they aren t always so easy to solve And this is a great collection of cozy mysteries in the classic traditional style If you re a fan of Conan Doyle or Christie then you will enjoy this collection Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of the twelve detective stories in this volume are puzzled Ugly Fish over by Orczy’s mysterious armchair detective the ‘Old Man In The Corner?. 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In the title story a young matron from a convalescent home is found dead in a uiet Maida Vale street The Daily Telegraph ran an article headed ‘Murder or Suicide’ on the subject. This collection of twelve short mysteries is a sort of follow up tocontinuation of The Old Man in the Corner with the same man in the corner of the ABC shop with his newspaper his pictures and his cheese cake The lady reporter is even less conspicuous in this volume Each short mystery is presented by the known facts and then given the man s deductive solution I enjoyed each one and tried to see if I could guess the crime before reading the solution Sueaky clean except for the part about having some murders spoken ofno languageRecommended for mystery lovers Sherlock Holmes fans and those who don t have a ton of reading time at a stretch

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Of the mysterious death In ‘The Hocussing of Cigarette’ an earl’s racehorse is the victim of attempted poisoning ‘Who Stole the Black Diamonds’ concerns a mystery that bewi. The Case of Miss Elliot The Teahouse Detective is a collection of short stories as told by a journalist recalling her conversations with the old man in the corner Each story relates a recent well known crime and is solved using intelligence and reasoning only by an unnamed and uite unusual gentleman who sits at a table in the corner of an ABC Aerated Bread Company teashop Each of the stories provide all of the elements you need to come up with a solution It felt like individual puzzles that the reader is asked to solve along with the detective That may not have been the original intent but as a long time reader of mysteries I loved it The old man and his listener never leave the caf and yet his description of the crime it s background and solution are not passive The action comes from descriptive prose You can vividly see the characters their emotions and their actionsBeing a fan of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction I was surprised that I had never heard of this series of books I enjoyed these stories immensely and look forward to reading Thank you to NetGalley and Pushkin Press for the advance reader copy made available for my review

  • Paperback
  • 208
  • The Case of Miss Elliott
  • Emmuska Orczy
  • English
  • 26 October 2018
  • 9780755111244

About the Author: Emmuska Orczy

Full name Emma Emmuska Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi was a Hungarian British novelist best remembered as the author of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL 1905 Baroness Orczy's seuels to the novel were less successful She was also an artist and her works were exhibited at the Royal Academy London Her first venture into fiction was with crime stories Among her most popular c