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Call Mr. Fortune

H. C. Bailey

Call Mr. Fortune

by H. C. Bailey

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.C. Bailey
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14673409M

  Although Mr Fortune is seen at his best in short stories, he also appears in several novels. Includes an active table of contents so you can easily navigate to each book. Table of Contents The Highwayman () Call Mr. Fortune () Call Mr. Fortune ()-As a doctor, "Reggie" is a delightful fellow. As an efficient assistant to Scotland Author: H. C. Bailey. Ordering this book. To order books please use the form at the right and we will advise you of availability and the total cost, including postage and packing. Alternatively click here to email us using your default email client, quoting the reference number(s) of the book(s) in which you have an interest.

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A young doctor with a sluggish work ethic and a passion for sweets, Fortune is at his happiest when tending to an old man’s illness or curing a poor boy’s broken leg. When a call comes in alerting Fortune that the archduke has been found unconscious in the road, he hurries no more than he would for a . About this Item: Published by Methuen & Co, Victor Gollancz Ltd and Ward, Lock & Co c. , London, , 3 volumes of H. C. Bailey's fiction Fourth Edition, First UK Edition and reprint, head and tail of the spines rubbed, two volumes have spines sunned, corners and edges lightly rubbed, Mr Fortune's Practice foxed within, Shadow on the Wall rear cover joint partially torn, textblocks.


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Reggie Fortune is the most articulate mumbler in detective fiction, and the second most high-spirited grouch (after Nero Wolfe). Readers of the story collection "Call Mr. Fortune" will have the pleasure of catching Reggie in his first investigations, before he even knows he's going to have a career as a detective, and at a point where H.C.

Bailey most clearly explains Reggie's peculiar /5(32). Call Mr. Fortune book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As a doctor, Reggie is a delightful fellow.

As an efficient assi /5(27). Reggie Fortune is the most articulate mumbler in detective fiction, and the second most high-spirited grouch (after Nero Wolfe). Readers of the story collection "Call Mr. Fortune" will have the pleasure of catching Reggie in his first investigations, before he even knows he's going to have a career as a detective, and at a point where H.C.

Bailey most clearly explains Reggie's peculiar /5(31). Later, he becomes a surgeon (hence "Mr." in English usage) and a regular consultant to Scotland Yard. Fortune's medical knowledge plays a role in his deductions, but don't look for extensive forensic pathology a la Patricia Cornwall.

If you enjoy Sayers-style English drawing room mysteries, Fortune will be up your alley/5(5). Dr. Reggie Fortune soon becomes Mr. Fortune as he is drawn away from the practice of medicine into the life of a "consulting detective".As a doctor, Reggie Fortune was a delightful fellow.

As an assistant to Scotland Yard he is deadly, as these six stories illustrate/5(5). Call Mr. Fortune Contents: Case I: The Archduke's tea -- Case II: The sleeping companion -- Case III: The nice girl -- Case IV: The efficient assassin -- Case V: The Hottentot Venus -- Case VI: The business minister.

Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Call Mr. Fortune book and mystery stories Subject. H.C. Bailey has 74 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Call Mr. Fortune. Read "Call Mr. Fortune" by H. Bailey available from Rakuten Kobo. In the suburbs of London, a remarkable detective fights for the underdog When father is away, Reggie Fortune is left in /5. Read "Call Mr.

Fortune" by H. Bailey available from Rakuten Kobo. Six long detective stories about Mr. Fortune. As a doctor, "Reggie" is a delightful fellow. As an efficient assistant to Brand: Green Bird Press.

A collection of short stories about Mr Reginald ("Reggie") Fortune. Reggie is a surgeon, hence "Mr" Fortune in British usage, and also a semi-amateur detective.

In the first two stories he is a practicing physician whose patients are murdered, but in the other four he is more of a police consulting surgeon.3/5(4). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner Call Mr. Fortune by Henry Christopher Bailey. Publication date Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard Pages: I confess that Call Mr Fortune was one book that I threw hard at the wall.

(That was unfortunate because I was reading it on a Sony Ebook Reader, having downloaded it free, possibly from Gutenberg) The puerility of Bailey’s characters – here and elsewhere – reminded me of Lord Peter Wimsey at his worst.

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Format: Alternate Sites: Unicode (K). Call Mr. Fortune is a collection of short stories which introduce Reginald Fortune. Reggie, like his father, is a physician. The son applies his diagnostic skills to crime-solving. As he is not a civil servant, he is free to represent the government, the accused, or the injured.

Some listeners may find some language offensive. Reggie Fortune is the most articulate mumbler in detective fiction, and the second most high-spirited grouch (after Nero Wolfe).

Readers of the story collection "Call Mr. Fortune" will have the pleasure of catching Reggie in his first investigations, before he even knows he's going to have a career as a detective, and at a point where H.C. Bailey most clearly explains Reggie's peculiar /5(26).

Get this from a library. Call Mr. Fortune. [H C Bailey] -- In the suburbs of London, a remarkable detective fights for the underdog. When father is away, Reggie Fortune is left in charge of his quiet country medical practice. A young doctor with a sluggish. item 3 Call Mr. Fortune by Henry Christopher Bailey (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipp - Call Mr.

Fortune by Henry Christopher Bailey (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipp. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Call Mr. Fortune is the work of H.C Bailey, A book of Six Long Detective Tales Which follows the main character Dr.

Fortune. Who works to investigate Crimes in and around London. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, A young doctor with a sluggish work ethic and a passion for sweets, Fortune is at his happiest when tending to an old man's illness or curing a poor boy's broken leg.

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