Julian Symons

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Julian Symons (Londra, 30 maggio 1912Kent, 23 novembre 1994) è stato uno scrittore, critico letterario e poeta britannico.

Dal suo romanzo The Man Who Killed Himself del 1967 è stato tratto il film Arthur! Arthur! del 1969.

Opere[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Romanzi[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • The Immaterial Murder Case (1945)
  • A Man Called Jones (1947)
  • Bland Beginning (1949)
  • The Thirty-First of February (1950)
    • Il 31 febbraio, I Classici del Giallo Mondadori, 2014
  • The Broken Penny (1953)
  • The Narrowing Circle (1954)
  • The Paper Chase (1956) (alias Bogue's Fortune)
  • The Colour of Murder (1957) (vincitore nel 1957 del Gold Dagger Award)
  • The Gigantic Shadow (1958) (alias The Pipe Dream)
  • The Progress of a Crime (1960) (vincitore nel 1961 dell'Edgar Award)
  • The Killing of Francie Lake (1962) (alias The Plain Man)
  • The End of Solomon Grundy (1964)
  • The Belting Inheritance (1965)
  • The Man Who Killed Himself (1967)
  • The Man Whose Dreams Came True (1968)
  • The Man Who Lost His Wife (1970)
  • The Players and the Game (1972)
  • The Plot Against Roger Rider (1973)
  • A Three-Pipe Problem (1975)
  • The Blackheath Poisonings (1978)
  • Sweet Adelaide (1980)
  • The Detling Murders (1982) (alias The Detling Secret)
  • The Name of Annabel Lee (1983)
  • The Criminal Comedy of the Contented Couple (1985)
  • The Kentish Manor Murders (1988)
  • Death's Darkest Face (1990)
  • Something Like a Love Affair (1992)
  • Playing Happy Families (1994)
  • A Sort of Virtue: A Political Crime Novel (1996)

Racconti[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Murder! Murder! (1961)
  • Francis Quarles Investigates (1965)
  • How to Trap a Crook (1977)
  • Great Detectives - Seven Original Investigations (1981)
  • The Tigers of Subtopia (1982)
  • Did Sherlock Holmes Meet Hercule... (1988)
  • The Man Who Hated Television (1995)
  • A Julian Symons Sherlockian Duet (2000)
  • The Detections of Francis Quarles (2006)

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