The Golden Slipper And Other Problems For Violet Strange

By: Anna Katharine Green
Published By: Double9 Books
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Anna Katharine Green's The Golden Slipper is a novel of mystery. The narrative chronicles the involvement of wealthy acquaintances in the investigation of a stolen necklace that was lent out for a significant event. A valuable family keepsake, the necklace vanished without leaving a trace. To solve the mystery, the company of friends turned to young detective Violet Strange for assistance. Investigating further, Violet uncovers a complicated web of secrets surrounding the theft, revealing that the society and its members are intertwined in their cover-up. It's proving quite challenging to ascertain the actual culprit, as everyone has a motive. Left at the crime scene, the only trace of evidence is a gleaming golden slipper. The use of deduction and intuition are present in Golden Slipper's mystery, which is focused on social dynamics and relationships among the wealthy class.

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Anna Katharine Green

The American author Anna Katharine Green (1846–1955), who is recognized as one of the forerunners of detective fiction, was raised in a sophisticated and educated household and was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her debut book, "The Leavenworth Case," which was released in 1878, quickly rose to popularity. She produced countless short pieces in the genre in addition to almost 40 books. Intricate riddles, brilliant storytelling, and the use of forensic evidence were hallmarks of her books, which also often included characters like detective Ebenezer Gryce and the single sleuth Amelia Butterworth. Along with her contributions to the genre, Green pioneered the exploration of gender and social class issues in mysteries, often utilizing her characters to remark on societal injustices. She was on the executive committee of the New York State Suffrage Association and sponsored issues including public health and education, demonstrating her commitment to women's suffrage and charity. Her contributions to the detective fiction genre are still respected and recognized in modern times.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 210 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358710659
  • ISBN-13: 9789358710656
  • Item Weight: 252g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.8 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / Ancient / Rome,History / Ancient / General,History / General