John Dickson Carr
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
John Dickson Carr (30 november 1906 - 27 february 1977) was an American author of detective stories. He was also known as Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson and Roger Fairbairn, and master of the locked room mystery.
In 1950, his biography earned him the first of his two Special Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America; the second was awarded during 1970, in recognition of his 40-year career as a mystery writer.
- 1968 : introduction to The Maracot Deep (W. W. Norton)
- 1965 : Hail, Holmes! (The New-York Times, 14 february 1965, section 2, p. 1 & 5)
- 1964 : The Many-Sided Conan Doyle (introduction of The Poison Belt, Macmillan)
- 1958 : introduction to The Lost World and The Poison Belt (Eyre & Spottiswoode)
- 1957 : Another Glass, Watson! (an essay on food and drink in the stories of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The essay comprises pages 5-10 in: Catalogue. The Sherlock Holmes: Catalogue of the Collection in the Bars and Grill Room and in the Reconstruction of Part of the Living Room at 221B Baker Street. London, Whitbread & Co. Ltd. 1957.
- 1954 : The Exploits of Sherlock Holmes
- 1954 : Holmes Wouldn't Recognize It (The New-York Times Magazine, 21 february 1954 p. 10, 35-37)
- 1953 : introduction to The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Doubleday)
- 1950 : introduction to The Valley of Fear (Bantam)
- 1950 : The Adventure of the Paradol Chamber (Unicorn Mystery Book Club News 2 No. 3)
- 1949 : The Adventure of the Conk-Singleton Papers (Unicorn Mystery Book Club News 1 No.9)
- 1949 : The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (John Murray)