The Complete Problemist

Clinton H Stagg

Meet the Problemist Thornley Colton  the first blind detective.

Thornley Colton, Problemist, is a 'blind detective' from the golden age of detective fiction and among the very first in this fascinating sub-genre. Relying mainly on his enhanced senses and sharpness of mind, he only takes on the most mystifying of cases, strictly for the pleasure of unravelling a mystery.

Whether it's the disappearance of a jewel from a locked room in front of witnesses; or the disappearance of a man under the eye of the Secret Service; or the Murder of a highly reputed Assassin from her locked hotel room, the Problemist will solve them all.

This collection includes all of the Thornley Colton mysteries: 8 short stories and the novel, Silver Sandals.

  • Classification : Classic Crime & Adventure/Thrillers
  • Pub Date : JUN 20, 2023
  • Imprint : YELLOWBACK
  • Page Extent : 532
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9789357311267
  • Price : INR 699

Clinton H Stagg

Clinton H. Stagg was an American screenwriter, journalist, and author who was only 26 when he died (in 1916), but left behind a rich literary legacy in the form of a remarkable detective for mystery enthusiasts to enjoy. Stagg also was employed by a newspaper in Newark, New Jersey, wrote numerous short stories and magazine articles, and later became a screenwriter of 'photoplays' during Hollywood's early era. Stagg was killed along with his friend, writer Malcolm Strong, when the automobile he was driving overturned on a rural road in Santa Monica, California, near Los Angeles.

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