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Obelists fly high

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flight -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally published: London : W. Collins, 1935.

    Statementby C. Daly King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3521.I514 O2 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2539891M
    ISBN 100486250369
    LC Control Number85020907
    OCLC/WorldCa12669572

      Golden Age Mystery: 30 Titles by Notable American Crime Writers As discussed here recently, the Library of America will be publishing a two-volume set of s/50s suspense novels by women authors. Previously the LOA had shown, when it comes to crime fiction, a marked partiality toward hard-boiled and noir writers (and, sure enough, their next Author: The Passing Tramp.   With novels like Obelists at Sea and Obelists Fly High, it appeared Daly King would very likely be a writer who could interest me, so I picked up the first easily available release. Overall, I think Obelists Fly High is an entertaining mystery novel, but one that has some obvious flaws. First of all, this story is probably much longer than it. OBELISTS AT SEA, OBELISTS EN ROUTE, THE CURIOUS Mr TARRANT, OBELISTS FLY HIGH, CARELESS CORPSE, ARROGANT ALIBI, BERMUDA BURIAL, STEPHEN KING: carrie, early firsts and anything signed W.E. JOHNS: Biggles firsts, early ones even without DW JAMES JOYCE.


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Daly King has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Daly King’s most popular book is The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes & Impossible Mysteries. Buy Obelists Fly High (Dover Mystery Classics) Ex-Library by King, C.

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Obelists Fly High | "A very thrilling story with] a real surprise Obelists fly high book in the book, and a double-barreled shock at the end the reader's interest is never allowed to flag." ― The New York n Michael Lord of the New York City Police is the target of desperate shots fired on board a twin-engine plane, where a premeditated murder has already taken place.

Forgotten Book - Obelists Fly High I first came across the name of C. Daly King in Julian Symons' Bloody Murder. Symons was notoriously dismissive of many Golden Age writers, although he admired Anthony Berkeley and Agatha Christie, and he clearly had a sneaking affection for King's work.

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Obelists Fly High, published inwas the third of his novels and apart from his short story collection The Curious Mr Tarrant it is the only one of his books that is reasonably easy to get hold.

In fact most of his books are pretty much completely unobtainable. Obelists Fly High () by C. Daly King — A terrible, terrible book, published the same year as the similarly plane-set Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie, but a book with one very clever idea at its heart: the murder of the intended victim, at a pre-warned time, when he’s in a plane, and the only person near him is the investigator.

Sample from from C Daly King's - Obelists Fly High PONG I PONG. The two shots came in quick succession; they sounded hollowly in the metal cabin forming the central section of the 'plane's fuselage. Captain Lord spun a quarter-turn around in the narrow aisle, grasped at the back of the seat beside him.

Obelists Fly High 作者: King, C. Daly 出版社: Dover Pubns 页数: 定价: 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分. And yet there’s something about his work which compels interest, despite the failings. As Symons says, Obelists Fly High is ‘an astonishing performance almost nothing is as it seems.’ True to form, King started the book with an epilogue and ended it with a prologue.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI3N Obelists Fly High. Daly King. Published by Collins () ISBN ISBN Used. Hardcover. Daly King; C. Daly King (primary author only) Author division.

Daly King is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Daly King is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out. Author of The psychology of consciousness, The curious Mr. Tarrant, Obelists Fly High, Beyond behaviorism, The Butterfly, The Curious Mr.

Tarrant 8 Detective Stories, Arrogant alibi, The complete curious Mr. TarrantWritten works: The Oragean version. Obelists at Sea. Knopf, Obelists en Route.

Collins, UK, Obelists Fly High. Smith Careless Corpse. Collins, UK, Arrogant Alibi. Appleton, Also of interest, I believe, is the following quote taken from author Martin Edwards in his review on his blog of C Daly King’s mystery output in general. Curtis, other novel there are: Stuart Palmer's The Puzzle of the Pepper Tree (), a novel remembered by Mike Grost, Philip Wylie's "Death Flies East" (), novel I don't know; and "Obelists Fly High" () by Charles Daly : The Passing Tramp.

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~ Obelists Fly High (), reviewed by Arthur Vidro: "Compared to the above-mentioned trio [of Christie, Carr, and Queen], [author C. Daly] King's output was slim; but his quality often gave them a run for their money." — (HERE) and (HERE).

During the golden age of detective fiction, when classic murder mystery novels were at the peak of popularity, Sir Godfrey Collins, started the Collins Crime Club (–94), as an imprint of British book publishers William Collins & Sons.

Until then, the Scottish printing and publishing company found success as a printer of Bibles and other religious and educational books.

Obelists Fly High, published inwas the third of his novels and apart from his short story collection The Curious Mr Tarrant it is the only one of his books that is reasonably easy to get hold.

In fact most of his books are pretty much completely unobtainable. Obelists Fly High by C. Daly King: No. A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake: No. For the Hangman by John Stephen Strange — not in English Common Knowledge: No. The Body in the Bunker by Herbert Adams: No.

Twenty-five sanitary inspectors by Roger East — not in English Common Knowledge: No. Tiger of Mayfair by Henry. Obelists Fly High - C Daly King UK hardback first edition, first impression, published by Collins Crime Club in London A VG book sadly without original dust jacket The book is tight and square, no stamps.

Clean and tidy, minor marks to spine. Definitive collection of short works by the most curious—that’s right—of all Golden Age mystery-mongers. For sheer resourcefulness, no one—Christie, Queen, Sayers, Carr—has ever topped psychologist King (–), whose Obelists Fly High () is perhaps the most clever detective story ever he is little-known in America, largely because his extraordinary skill in Author: C.

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Strengths and Weaknesses. It has a clever impossible crime plot, and surprises in its murder mystery that completely fooled me. And it has an enjoyable look at airplanes and airports of. That Pocket Books paperback cover is probably more famous than the book, though it sounds like one to go on the must read list.

As for books that start at the end, C. Daly King/s Obelists Fly High opens with the Epilogue and ends with the Prologue.

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Daly King's Golden Age mystery Obelists Fly High, set on a plane, overloads the puns. The victim is a surgeon named Cutter, the overbearing preacher is Manly Bellowes, and one of the pilots is known as "Happy.

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Speaking of fun; apparently the definition of “obelist” differs with each of King’s three Obelists mysteries. (The third is the unbelievably scarce Obelists En Route, which I am told takes place on a train.

Someday I hope to find out.) In Obelists Fly High, for instance, it’s defined as. Fiction If there is a list of the greatest fiction books of all time, you'll find them all at Dover.

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Daly King's l "locked room" mystery set aboard a lengthy flight. Since we wrote about the book, by the way, we've found references to a couple other obelist titles by Daly King -- Obelists at Sea (l) and Obelists En Route (l).