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The House without the Key

by Earl Derr Biggers

It is a mystery novel. First published in 1925, it is the first in a series of novels featuring the iconic detective, Charlie Chan. The story is set in Honolulu, Hawaii, and follows the investigation of a murder at a wealthy family's estate. The novel introduces readers to the character of Charlie Chan, a Chinese detective who is tasked with solving the murder. Along the way, readers are introduced to a cast of intriguing characters, including the victim's family and friends, as well as a group of suspects with their own motives and secrets. Biggers' writing style is engaging and his ability to craft a compelling mystery is evident throughout the novel. The setting of Hawaii also adds an interesting twist, as it provides a unique backdrop for the story to unfold. "The House Without A Key" has been adapted into a number of different media over the years, including film and television. The character of Charlie Chan has also become an enduring figure in popular culture, with his wise sayings and unique approach to solving crimes. Overall, "The House Without A Key" is a classic mystery novel that is sure to captivate readers of all ages. Its engaging characters, intriguing plot, and unique setting make it a must-read for fans of the genre.

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English

Original Language

English

Published In

1925

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Earl Derr Biggers

United States

Earl Derr Biggers was an American author best known for his mystery novels, particularly the Charlie Chan series. He was born in Warren, Ohio, in 1884, and went on to attend Harvard University. After...

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