Monday, April 20, 2015

"This Streamlined Deduction Is Enough to Drive a Guy Whacky"

"The Man Who Murdered Himself."
By Duncan Farnsworth.
Fantastic Adventures, May 1941.
Online HERE.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Can an accident be murder? Can murder be an accident? As this story shows, it all depends quite literally on one's state of mind.
"Wish I was back five centuries," he mused. "The boys had it easy then, if they'd only known it. Perry Mason, Nero Wolfe, Nick Carter, yeah, even Sherlock Holmes—what a snap they had!"
Category: Science fiction detective stories

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