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by Post, Melville Davisson.

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TitleThe sleuth of St. James's Square
Author / Responsible partyPost, Melville Davisson.
GenreDetective and mystery fiction, Historical fiction, Short stories.
TopicsDetective and mystery fiction, Historical fiction, Short stories. American fiction -- 20th century
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


The sleuth who lives in a large house in St. James's Square, London, is Sir Henry Marquis, head of the Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard. He also owns a country mansion and a villa on the French Riviera and internal evidence suggests he was educated at Rugby's famous public school and Oxford University. He previously ran the English secret service in the India-Burma border area and had also been busy in unspecified places in Asia, although there is reason to suppose he is familiar with Mongolia. Sir Henry belongs to the Empire Club in Piccadilly and apparently goes to the opera now and then.

Additional Information

System control numberS15412
Original Print Publisher[New York City] : Appleton, 1920.
Narrator NameKevinS
Participant or performer noteKevinS
Narrators GenderMale narrator