WorldCat Identities

Queen, Ellery

Works: 554 works in 3,137 publications in 10 languages and 37,927 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Detective and mystery stories, American  Bibliography  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog
Classifications: PS3533.U4, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ellery Queen
The house of brass by Ellery Queen( Book )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lured by the promise of fabulous wealth, six men and women arrive at the mansion of the aged millionare Hendrik Brass, but they've been enticed into a joke with a punch line of murder. Ellery Queen and his father, the Inspector, investigate
Face to face by Ellery Queen( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gloria Guild, the singing "Glory" of the thirties and millionairess of Count Carlos Armando, is murdered, she leaves only one clue--the word "face" written in her dying scrawl
The king is dead by Ellery Queen( Book )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Bendigo is the wealthiest man alive. He has an enormous security detail on his private island, quite capable of dealing with international aggression. But not threats from within his own family. Fearing for his life, he hires brilliant detective Ellery Queen. The King's brother Judah makes no secret of wanting him dead. He even gives a date and a time on which he will commit the crime. So when the day comes, the King is kept in a hermetically sealed room while his brother is guarded by Ellery himself. But somehow the King is still shot
The fourth side of the triangle by Ellery Queen( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen investigates the death of a fashion designer, focusing on her lover and his family
Calamity town : a novel by Ellery Queen( Book )

57 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On moving to a small New England town, Ellery Queen becomes involved in a poisoning murder. The first of the Wrightsville novels
The last woman in his life by Ellery Queen( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Levering Benedict III had more money, mansions, cars, and women than most men. That included three ex-wives with extraordinary physiques. One of these beauties had bashed in Benedict's skull. The clues were many and all had been planted at the scene of the brutal crime. But by whom? For Ellery Queen the most important question was, who was the last woman in John Benedict's life?
Ten days' wonder by Ellery Queen( Book )

44 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wealthy friend, Howard Van Horn arrives on his doorstep, beaten and disheveled, and with no memory of the past nineteen days, Ellery Queen agrees to investigate
And on the eighth day by Ellery Queen( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ellery Queen's car breaks down in Death Valley in 1944, "he is welcomed as a sort of prophet into an isolationist religious community, and as such asked to root out a corruption growing in their midst."--Cover
Cop out; a novel by Ellery Queen( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape a manhunt, a gang of killers takes a cop's daughter hostage After years of toil for Aztec Paper Products, Thomas Howland only makes 112.90 per week. When it comes time for the company to compensate its workers, he is in charge of carrying the payroll: 24,000 in cold hard cash. Eventually, Howland is overcome by temptation. In exchange for a promised cut of the spoils, he hands the payroll over to a gang of thieves-but they reward him with 3 bullets in the heart. The heat is on, and the killers take refuge in the only thing they can: crime. Wesley Malone is a small-town cop, as toug
A fine and private place by Ellery Queen( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 9-word clue was one of 9 cryptic notes that had been sent to haunt Inspector Queen and Ellery 9 days after the murder. The case was sure to be a dazzling crossfire of wits. Brilliant, bloody, and baffling--to the 9th degree!
The finishing stroke by Ellery Queen( Book )

33 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929 after the publication of his first novel, Ellery Queen is one of twelve people gathered for the holidays at a snowbound Christmas party. The party turns grim when a guest begins sending grizzly gifts to the host--a warning of murder to culminate on the 12th night
Bibliophile in the nursery : a bookman's treasury of collectors' lore on old and rare children's books by William Targ( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 years' entertainment : the great detective stories, 1841-1941 by Ellery Queen( Book )

19 editions published between 1941 and 1946 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C. Auguste Dupin in The Purloined Letter", Edgar Allan Poe/"Sherlock Holmes in The Science of Deduction", A. Conan Doyle/"Martin Hewitt in The Lenton Croft Robberies", Arthur Morrison/"Prince Zaleski in The S.S.", M.P Shiel/"The Old man in the Corner in The Dublin Mystery", Baroness Orczy/"The Thinking Machine in The Problem of Cell 13", Jacques Futrelle/"Eugene Valmont in The Absent-Minded Coterie", Robert Barr/"Arsene Lupin in The Red Silk Scarf", Maurice Leblanc/"Dr. Thorndyke in The Puzzle Lock", Austin Freeman/"Pather Brown in The Secret GArdden", Gilbert K. Chesterton/"Average Jones in The Man Who Spoke Latin", Aamuel Hopkins Adams/" Uncle Abner in The Doomdorf Mystery", Melville Davission Post/"Philip Trent in The Sweet Shot", E.C. Bentley/"Max Carrados in The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage", Ernest Bramah/"Inspector Barraclough in The Pink Edge", Frank Froest and George Dilnot/"Mr. Fortune in The Long Dinner", H.C. Bailey/"Hercule Poirot in A Chess Problem", Agatha Christie/"Superintendent Wilson in The Owl At The Window", G.D.H. and M.I. Cole/"Lord Peter Wimsey in A Matter Of Taste", Dorothy L. Sayers/"Dr. Hailey in The Cyprian Bees", Anthony Wynne/"Miles Bredon in Solved by Inspection", Ronald a. Knox/"Roger Sheringham in The Avenging Chance", Anthony Berkeley/"Albert Campion in The Border-Line Case", Margery Allingham/"Mr. Linley in The Two Bottles of Relish", Lord Dunsany/"Sam Spade in A Man Called Spade", Dashiell Hammett. AND MORE!
Cat of many tails by Ellery Queen( Book )

36 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City is terrorized by a serial killer, and only Ellery Queen can stop the panic. In the dog days of August, it is no surprise to see New Yorkers perspire. But this summer, a killer called the Cat gives the city a new reason to sweat. He selects his victims seemingly at random and strangles them, then escapes without leaving a clue. As the death toll climbs, and the press whips the public into horrified frenzy, Gotham teeters on the edge of anarchy. Ellery Queen, the brilliant amateur sleuth, has gone into retirement when the Cat begins to kill. As his father, a seasoned homicide detective, leads the investigation into the murder, Ellery tries to avoid getting involved. But as the body count rises, he can no longer resist the urge to hunt. The Queens are known for their curiosity ⁰́₄ and everyone knows how curiosity can affect a cat
The Roman hat mystery : a problem in deduction by Ellery Queen( Book )

69 editions published between 1929 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre-goer Monte Field, a shady criminal lawyer, is found dead in his theatre seat by a passing patron. He had obviously been murdered. The police are informed, bringing Richard Queen swiftly to the scene and with the help of his son Ellery they proceed to untangle the crime. But, where is Field's missing silk hat and why were the seats either side of the body empty?
Double, double; a new novel of Wrightsville by Ellery Queen( Book )

32 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hermit's mysterious death draws Ellery Queen back to the town he thought he'd left forever Ellery Queen was raised in New York City, but his heart belongs to the village of Wrightsville. An idyllic New England hamlet, it was the site of some of the world-famous detective's most remarkable investigations. After years of solving murder cases in Wrightsville's coziest parlors, Queen was sure the community did not have any further mysteries to offer. But an anonymous letter draws him back to the most dangerous small town in America. Luke MacCaby's sagging old Victorian mansion sits on the edge of a respectable Wrightsville district as a fading reminder of the area's long-vanished heyday. When the owner--a seemingly impoverished hermit--passes away, the town is shocked to learn that he was a partner in the local dye works and left behind a fortune worth millions. To find MacCaby's killer, Queen must peel away the surface of the place he so dearly loves
The scarlet letters by Ellery Queen( Book )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was an old woman by Ellery Queen( Book )

36 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelia Potts is a wicked old witch of a woman with millions of dollars, a henpecked husband, and six miserable children. When, one by one, the inhabitants of the Potts household are visited by death, Cornelia watches with delight. During a visit, Ellery Queen finds himself supervising a duel between Thurlow Potts and his half brother Robert, so he makes sure the guns are loaded with blanks. But when one of the brothers really dies, Ellery realizes he's up against a very cunning murderer
The French powder mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )

57 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A display of new furniture in a big department store opens dramatically only to reveal the corpse of the owner's wife. Everyone hated her and many could have killed her, but who was clever enough to have done it is this macabre fashion?
The Chinese orange mystery by Ellery Queen( Book )

62 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puzzling publishing murder attracts the eye of Ellery Queen Mandarin Press is a premier publishing house for foreign literature, but to those at the top of this enterprise, there is little more beautiful than a rare stamp. As Donald Kirk, publisher and philatelist, prepares his office for a banquet, an unfamiliar man comes to call. No one recognizes him, but Kirk's staff is used to strange characters visiting their boss, so Kirk's secretary asks him to wait in the anteroom. Within an hour, the mysterious visitor is dead on the floor, head bashed in with a fireplace poker, and everything in the anteroom has been quite literally turned upside down. The rug is backwards; the furniture is backwards; even the dead man's clothes have been put on front-to-back. As debonair detective Ellery Queen pries into the secrets of Mandarin Press, every clue he finds is topsy-turvy. The great sleuth must tread lightly, for walking backwards is a surefire way to step off a cliff
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDannay, Frederic, 1905-1982

controlled identityDeming, Richard

controlled identityLee, Manfred B. (Manfred Bennington), 1905-1971

controlled identityQueen, Ellery, Jr.

controlled identityRoss, Barnaby

Aileili Kuiyin.

Dannay, F.

Dannay, Frederic.

Dannay, Frederic Und Manfred Lee

Dannay, Frederick

Ellery Queen


Kuin, Ėlleri

Kuīn, Erarī

Kuiyin, Aileili.

Lee, M.B.

Lee, Manfred

Lee, Manfred B.

Lee, Manfred Bennington

Lepofsky, Manfred, dit Manfred B. Lee

Nathan, Daniel, dit Frederic Dannay

Queen, Ellery Jr.

Queen, Ellery Junior

Queen, Ellery, pseud.

Ross, Barnaby.

Квин, Эллери

Квин, Эллеры

Куин, Эллери

בנינגטון, מנפרד (במשותף עם פרדריק דני)

דאניי, פרדריק

דני, פרדריק (במשותף עם מנפרד לי בנינגטון)

לי, מאנפרד

לי, מאנפרד בנינגטון בן בנימין

קווין, אלרי

앨러리 퀸

엘러리 퀸

쿠인, 엘러리

퀸, 앨러리

퀸, 엘러리


クィーン, エラリー

クィーン, エラリイ

クイーン, E

クイーン, エラリー

クイーン, エラリイ

奎恩, 艾勒里

English (855)

Japanese (56)

Chinese (30)

Spanish (28)

French (9)

Dutch (5)

German (3)

Korean (3)

Catalan (1)

Russian (1)

Face to faceThe king is deadThe fourth side of the triangleCalamity town : a novelTen days' wonderAnd on the eighth dayA fine and private placeThe finishing strokeThere was an old woman