|The International Society of Infallible Detectives (L-to-R): Dupin, The Thinking Machine (seated), Lecocq, Lupin (seated), Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson (seated), Luther Trant, and Raffles (seated). Drawn by R. B. Birch.|
- This one can be found online in several places: HERE, HERE, and HERE [pages 18-24] and in audio format [14 minutes 26 seconds] HERE.
(2) "Sure Way to Catch Every Criminal," Hearst Sunday newspapers, July 11, 1912.
- This one doesn't seem to be online anywhere.
(3) "The Adventure of the Clothes-Line," The Century, May 1915.
- Online HERE and HERE [pages 25-30].
(4) "Cherchez la Femme," The Green Book Magazine, February 1917.
- Not online either.
Jacques Futrelle, creator of The Thinking Machine, is credited with a story dealing with The Society of Infallible Detectives . . .
~ "The Great Suitcase Mystery," Boston American, October 5-8, 1905.
. . . but we're unsure how, or even if, it relates to Wells's stories.
- More about The Thinking Machine is HERE.
Category: Detective fiction