The Notting Hill Mystery [Charles Felix, S R P] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. he Notting Hill Mystery begins in London, where the wife of the sinister Baron R__ dies after drinking from a bottle of acid
Charles Warren Adams was a journalist, traveller, lawyer and sole proprietor of the firm Saunders, Otley & Co, which published Once a Week, the magazine in which The Notting Hill Mystery …
The Notting Hill Mystery. This lady died suddenly on the 15th March, 1857, from the effects of a powerful acid taken, it is supposed, in her sleep, from her husband’s laboratory. In the Baron’s answers to the usual preliminary enquiries, forwarded for my assistance, and herewith returned, there is no admission of any propensity to somnambulism.
Mar 09, 2012 · Jake Kerridge applauds the real first detective novel: The Notting HIll Mystery by Charles Felix. But it was not readily available to read in this country until last year, when the British Library included it in a batch of forgotten Victorian novels made available as print-on-demand titles. The Notting Hill Mystery was the star seller, and so it is now republished in a new edition, with the original illustrations by George du Maurier.
This story was first published in 1862 and 1863 as a magazine serial, giving the author’s name as Charles Felix. The book caught my eye in the library because of the line under the title claiming it to be ‘The First Detective Novel’.
First ever detective novel back in print after 150 years. The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Felix, dating back to 1862, preceded The Moonstone by some years. Tue 21 Feb 2012 08.38 EST First published on Tue 21 Feb 2012 08.38 EST. This article is over 6 years old.
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The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams is purportedly the first full-length modern English-language Detective Novel, serialized in 1862-3 and published in 1865. It predates Wilkie Collin’s The Moonstone, which was serialized in 1868.
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Charles Felix was the pseudonym of Charles Warren Adams, an English Lawyer and publisher and is now known to have been the author of “The Notting Hill Mystery”, thought to be the first full length detective novel in English.