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The World's Most Amazing Detectives

THE WORLD S MOST AMAZING DETECTIVES •a Belgian detective who first appeared in Agatha Christie's first novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920) • his famous characteristics: odd moustache, egg-shaped face and his high opinion of himself • best remembered in solving complicated mysteries with the help of his little grey cells HERCULE POIROT • a creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle • popular for his extra keen powers of observation. which help him solve crimes • working in his flat at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle SHERLOCK HOLMES 221B Baker Street London with his assistant Dr. Watson made him an instant hit first known in "The Roman Hat Mystery" (1929) as an investigator and author • relates to readers his own adventures or his father's stories • his stories are famous for their realistic approach to deduction ELLERY QUEEN •a short story collection "The Innocence of Father Brown" (1911) • the stories reveal a drab and seemingly unexceptional Roman Catholic priest • amusing, uncommonly witty and gifted in solving crimes FATHER BROWN • perhaps the leading icon of the hard-boiled school of mystery writing • worked mainly in Los Angeles where the author Raymond Chandler lives •a private detective, a smart and tough lone wolf with PHILIP MARLOWE a sense of honor • world's most famous literary lawyer • a very patient fighter and a hard-boiled lawyer/detective PERRY MASON • the detective in a long-running series of mystery novels by Rex Stout • engages in detection to support his two loves – food and orchids NERO WOLFE/ LORD PETER WIMSLEY • a character in a series of ! detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers aside from ' criminology, i his hobbies are 7 collecting incunabula, wine, and classical music • the archetypal gentleman detective 16 .EW HARPER - PRIVATI NVESTIGAT • one of the few private investigators who actually define the genre • his stories are a sustained narrative spanning 3 decades that are relevant to a changing society • reveals past crimes reflecting Greek tragedies or have biblical allusions LEW ARCHER • the original blonde Satan who is one of the most notable figures in the private eye genre • made his debut in the pages of "Black Mask" (1929) •a "hard and shifty fellow" and a partner in the Archer and Spade Detective Agency of San Francisco SAM SPADE •a high school detective from the story "Detective Conan" • was a brilliant student who helped police officers solve crimes • while investigating two men in black suits, he was given a drug that instead of killing him, shrunk his body back to a boy CONAN EDOGÁWA • doesn't need a male partner to attract a client • clever, courageous, resourceful and hard-boiled detective VERONICA MÁRS • has no superpowers and originally appeared in Detective Comics •a crime fighter with a brilliant mind and detective skills to hunt down criminals • considered the greatest detective in DC Universe BATMAN • lovable but cunning • pretends to look incompetent, but has an excellent gift of observation and deductive reasoning • the show was popular for lack of graphic violence COLUMBO • unique and known as the only obsessive compulsive detective a very interesting character because of his impressive detective work and genius level ability ADRIAN MONK • the comically clumsy French detective from "The Pink Panther" • fancies himself as a master of disguise,but inevitably ends up falling off couches, stumbling over potted plants and creating havoc while baffling INSPECTOR JACQUES CLOUSEAU interviewees with his ridiculous paté thick accent MIKAEL BLOMKVIST the reluctant detective of the piece "The Millennium Series (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)" • managing editor of Millenium magazine and a financial journalist • dedicated to exposing s corrupt financiers and taking to task corrupt financial journalists, who glorify the rich swindlers http://www.topmystery.com/detectives http://listverse.com/2011/01/18/top-10-fictional-detectives/ http://www.absoluteanime.com/detective_conan/ http://shareranks.com/520,Greatest-Fictional-Detectives http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/inspectorclouseau.html http://www.shmoop.com/girl-with-dragon-tattoo/mikael-blomkvist.html SOURCES: THE WORLD S MOST AMAZING DETECTIVES •a Belgian detective who first appeared in Agatha Christie's first novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920) • his famous characteristics: odd moustache, egg-shaped face and his high opinion of himself • best remembered in solving complicated mysteries with the help of his little grey cells HERCULE POIROT • a creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle • popular for his extra keen powers of observation. which help him solve crimes • working in his flat at Sir Arthur Conan Doyle SHERLOCK HOLMES 221B Baker Street London with his assistant Dr. Watson made him an instant hit first known in "The Roman Hat Mystery" (1929) as an investigator and author • relates to readers his own adventures or his father's stories • his stories are famous for their realistic approach to deduction ELLERY QUEEN •a short story collection "The Innocence of Father Brown" (1911) • the stories reveal a drab and seemingly unexceptional Roman Catholic priest • amusing, uncommonly witty and gifted in solving crimes FATHER BROWN • perhaps the leading icon of the hard-boiled school of mystery writing • worked mainly in Los Angeles where the author Raymond Chandler lives •a private detective, a smart and tough lone wolf with PHILIP MARLOWE a sense of honor • world's most famous literary lawyer • a very patient fighter and a hard-boiled lawyer/detective PERRY MASON • the detective in a long-running series of mystery novels by Rex Stout • engages in detection to support his two loves – food and orchids NERO WOLFE/ LORD PETER WIMSLEY • a character in a series of ! detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers aside from ' criminology, i his hobbies are 7 collecting incunabula, wine, and classical music • the archetypal gentleman detective 16 .EW HARPER - PRIVATI NVESTIGAT • one of the few private investigators who actually define the genre • his stories are a sustained narrative spanning 3 decades that are relevant to a changing society • reveals past crimes reflecting Greek tragedies or have biblical allusions LEW ARCHER • the original blonde Satan who is one of the most notable figures in the private eye genre • made his debut in the pages of "Black Mask" (1929) •a "hard and shifty fellow" and a partner in the Archer and Spade Detective Agency of San Francisco SAM SPADE •a high school detective from the story "Detective Conan" • was a brilliant student who helped police officers solve crimes • while investigating two men in black suits, he was given a drug that instead of killing him, shrunk his body back to a boy CONAN EDOGÁWA • doesn't need a male partner to attract a client • clever, courageous, resourceful and hard-boiled detective VERONICA MÁRS • has no superpowers and originally appeared in Detective Comics •a crime fighter with a brilliant mind and detective skills to hunt down criminals • considered the greatest detective in DC Universe BATMAN • lovable but cunning • pretends to look incompetent, but has an excellent gift of observation and deductive reasoning • the show was popular for lack of graphic violence COLUMBO • unique and known as the only obsessive compulsive detective a very interesting character because of his impressive detective work and genius level ability ADRIAN MONK • the comically clumsy French detective from "The Pink Panther" • fancies himself as a master of disguise,but inevitably ends up falling off couches, stumbling over potted plants and creating havoc while baffling INSPECTOR JACQUES CLOUSEAU interviewees with his ridiculous paté thick accent MIKAEL BLOMKVIST the reluctant detective of the piece "The Millennium Series (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)" • managing editor of Millenium magazine and a financial journalist • dedicated to exposing s corrupt financiers and taking to task corrupt financial journalists, who glorify the rich swindlers http://www.topmystery.com/detectives http://listverse.com/2011/01/18/top-10-fictional-detectives/ http://www.absoluteanime.com/detective_conan/ http://shareranks.com/520,Greatest-Fictional-Detectives http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/inspectorclouseau.html http://www.shmoop.com/girl-with-dragon-tattoo/mikael-blomkvist.html SOURCES:

The World's Most Amazing Detectives

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There have been some amazing detectives throughout history. Here you will find a collection of some of the greatest detectives to walk this earth. Want a sneak peak? Sherlock Holmes, Perry Mason, Col...

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