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John P Marquand Bibliography

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The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Ming Yellow Dickson 1935 Dust jacket priced 7/6
Thank You Mr Moto Herbert Jenkins 1937 Dust jacket 7/6
Think Fast Mr Moto Robert Hale 1938 Dustwrapper 7/6
Mr Moto is So Sorry Hale 1939 DW 7/6
Mr Moto Takes a Hand Hale 1940 DW 7/6. US: No Hero, 1935
Don't Ask Questions Hale 1941 Not in the ECB
Last Laugh Mr Moto Hale 1943 DW 8/6
It's Loaded Mr Bauer Hale 1949 Jacket priced 8/6. No US ?
Stopover Tokyo Collins 1957  

Further Information
John Phillips Marquand, was born in Delaware on 10th November 1893 and was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1938. The majority of his novels,  a further eighteen, are of a non-criminous nature and therefore not included here. Whilst these novels eclipsed his detective work in terms of critical acclaim the author himself even dismissed them as 'his literary disgrace', they did provide a popular and enduring series character. The author's literary ability shows itself clearly in the characters and settings, which evoke all the passion and atmosphere of their exotic locations. He passed away in 1960.

 

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