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Charlie Chan, The house without a key

Earl Derr Biggers

Charlie Chan, The house without a key

from the Saturday evening post

by Earl Derr Biggers

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Curtis Pub. Co. in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Honolulu (Hawaii),
  • Hawaii,
  • Honolulu
    • Subjects:
    • Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- Hawaii -- Honolulu -- Fiction.,
    • Honolulu (Hawaii) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHouse without a key.
      Statementby Earl Derr Biggers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.B482 Cf 1977, PS3503.I54 Cf 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4571146M
      ISBN 100893870153
      LC Control Number77090936
      OCLC/WorldCa3670907

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      The House Without a Key: the first appearance of Charlie Chan dates from but reads better than many mysteries of that period. The writing is surprisingly good and the impact of Hawaii on "outsiders" is vividly conveyed. There are red herring in plenty, and a fair quota of romance, which is par for the era/5. The 1st Charlie Chan novel, "The House Without A Key", was originally published in I might mention Derr Biggers was a playwright as well as novelist, graduate of Harvard, and one who saw fame within his lifetime.4/5(12).

        The Charlie Chan series #1 The novel, which takes place in s Hawaiʻi, spends time acquainting the reader with the look and feel of the islands of that era from the standpoint of both white and non-white inhabitants, and describes social class structures and customs which have largely vanished in the 21st century. The novel deals with the murder of a former member of Boston society Brand: Tower Publishing. The Charlie Chan Collection - Volume I. (The House Without a Key - The Chinese Parrot - Behind That Curtain) by Earl Derr Biggers. Click here for the lowest price! Paperback, ,


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