John Dickson Carr

American author of detective stories. A resident of England for a number of years, Carr is often grouped among "British-style" mystery writers. Most (though not all) of his novels had English settings, especially country villages and estates, and English characters. His two best-known fictional detective characters (Dr. Gideon Fell and Sir Henry Merrivale) were both English.

Born: 30 November 1906 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Died: 28 February 1977 in Greenville, South Carolina

Also published using the pseudonyms Carter Dixson, Carr Dickson and Roger Fairbairn.

Dr. Gideon Fell
Henri Bencolin


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