Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Hollow Man
John Dickson Carr


The Dr. Fell mystery The Hollow Man (1935), usually considered Carr’s masterpiece, was selected in 1981 as the best locked-room mystery of all time by a panel of 17 mystery authors and reviewers. Carr is generally regarded as one of the greatest writers of so-called ‘Golden Age’ mysteries:¬†complex, plot-driven stories in which the puzzle is paramount

Paperback, 224pp
Orion Publishing, 2013 (1935)
ISBN 9781409146322