The Conjure-man Dies

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By Rudolph Fisher, Stanley Ellin (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780008216474
Published: Collins Crime Club - January 7th, 2021


Both smart and clever, this rich and entertaining mystery is an unjustly overlooked classic. Set in Harlem in the 1920s, and inspired by Golden Age of Mystery authors like Dorothy Sayers & Agatha Christie, The Conjure-Man Dies plays with mistaken identity, the person you least expect, locked rooms, and other tropes of the mystery genre.  A real tragedy we only got one Perry Dart & John Archer novel.