|LC Classifications||PZ3.R636 L32, PS2732 L32|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 475 p.|
|Number of Pages||475|
|LC Control Number||79104467|
‘The Leavenworth Case’() by Anna Katherine Greene() is noted as the first great crime novel written by a woman, allegedly influencing later writers such as Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle So I just had to see what it was like – and I was not disappointed/5(58). The Leavenworth Case “Mr. Leavenworth is dead murdered; shot through the head by some unknown person while sitting at his library table.” Thus begins a mystery novel once sensationally popular and now, mystifyingly, almost completely unknown. The Leavenworth Case () by Anna Katharine Green is a milestone of the genre. The Leavenworth Case NPR coverage of The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green and Michael Sims. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Anna Katharine Green. That first Green novel, The Leavenworth Case, was originally published in and became a bestseller in America. It even caused some political-correctness-of-the-day commotion when the gentlemen of the Pennsylvania Legislature hotly debated the whether “the story was manifestly beyond a woman’s powers.”.
The Leavenworth Case Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Detective and mystery stories Subject: Lawyers -- United States -- Fiction Subject: Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Subject: Sisters -- Fiction Subject: Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction SubjectCited by: 4. Librivox recording of "The Leavenworth Case", by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Kirsten Ferreri Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She graduated from Ripley Female College, in Poultney, Vermont, in (now Green Mountain College), and published her first novel, The Leavenworth Case, in Mine is copyrighted (and you can certainly date it by the illustrations-look at that Gibson girl!). Anna published several other books and collections of poetry, but her poetry was never as popular as her novels. A case in point more familiar to today's U.S. officer corps is the reorientation of their Army's military doctrine in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. Dr. George Gawrych reminds us of another instance in his Leavenworth Paper, The Arab-Israeli War: The Albatross of Decisive Victory-the example of the Egyptian armed forces, who following.
The Leavenworth Case is a complex, intriguing and thoroughly gripping mystery, full of unexpected twists and turns. This is a great addition to your bookshelf and could well be the first of a collection of the more than thirty books written by a regrettably forgotten master of the craft.5/5(8). You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The Leavenworth Case Author: Anna Katherine Green Release Date: January 8, [EBook #] Last Updated: February 4, Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS. The book, the first by Anna Katharine Green, was a bestseller becoming popular on both sides of the Atlantic and influencing other mystery writers including that little-known writer, Agatha Christie. The story concerns the death of Horatio Leavenworth, a wealthy retired merchant who was found dead of a gunshot wound to his head in his library. The Leavenworth Case: A Lawyer's Story The Leavenworth Case By Anna Katherine GreenThe Leavenworth Case (), subtitled A Lawyer's Story, is an American detective novel and the first novel by Anna Katharine Green.3/5(9).