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The red thumb mark.

R. Austin Freeman

The red thumb mark.

by R. Austin Freeman

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Published by Remploy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Collingwood, 1907.

The Physical Object
Paginationviii,248p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21052637M

  The Red Thumb Mark was the first appearance of Dr John Thorndyke in print. Thorndyke is a medico-legal jurist who uses the latest scientific techniques to right wrongs and keep Scotland Yard on their toes, evidentially speaking. In the case of the red thumb mark, however, Thorndyke must set his singular mind to saving an innocent man. A cache of diamonds has been stolen out of a shipping firm’s safe, and the only evidence is a perfect thumbprint left in a pool of blood. The print is a match to Reuben Hornby, nephew of the firm’s owner.

Richard Austin Freeman (11 April ndash 28 September ) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. He claimed to have. Today, one can fault the novel for specious morality, but it remains a remarkable book. Before the rise of the modern African states it used to be required reading for members of the British colonial services in Africa. His first Thorndyke story, The Red Thumb Mark, was published in , and shortly afterwards he pioneered the inverted.

The Red Thumb Mark. Listen 2 weeks for free! pages. Type E-book. Language English. Categories. Non-fiction Culture. Share this book.   Book Review: The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman Three Stars out of Five. Sherlock Holmes meets Perry Mason meets SCI. Interesting rip off of the Sherlock Holmes genre. Since Freeman wrote the Thorndyke mysteries while Arthur Conan Doyle still churned out Holmes mysteries, the derivative nature of his stories would have been that much more obvious to .


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