Alfred Hitchcock and the three investigators in The mystery of the talking skull by Robert Arthur

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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An old trunk involves the three investigators with dangerous criminals seeking a cache of stolen money.

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Book details

Other titlesMystery of the talking skull.
Statementtext by Robert Arthur ; illustrated by Harry Kane.
ContributionsKane, Harry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A744 Ahg 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4558426M
ISBN 100394837746
LC Control Number77028877
OCLC/WorldCa3608814

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All images and content on this page from the collection of Seth T. Smolinske. Each book began with an introduction by Alfred Hitchcock, written by that book's author, and each book concluded with the boys reporting back to Hitchcock about the case. The series follows the adventures of Jupiter Jones, Pete Crenshaw, and Bob Andrews from the.

Barbara, and was the home of another Three Investigators author, M. Carey. The Three Investigators series is the only one in my collection introduced to me by one of my sons.

When he was about twelve, Benjamin (now 28) urged me to read a paperback called The Secret of Skeleton Island (no connection to the Ken Holt volume of the same title).

Find the complete Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators book series listed in order. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $ An Introduction "Greetings, mystery lovers." How many times were we faced with that salutation (or a similar one) as we opened a Three Investigators book and were drawn into a new mystery about the three boys from Rocky Beach, California, who had a secret Headquarters, a Rolls Royce, and a connection with a famous movie director.

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His association with Alfred Hitchcock helped lead to work with Random House on the various adult and juvenile Alfred Hitchcock short-story anthologies which Arthur edited or ghost-edited and finally to his creation of The Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators Mystery Series.

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Robert Jay Arthur Jr. (Novem – May 2, ) was a writer of speculative fiction known for his work with The Mysterious Traveler radio series and for writing The Three Investigators, a series of young adult novels. Arthur was honoured twice by the Mystery Writers of America with an Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama.

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New York: Random House. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Arthur, Robert and Harry. Kane.

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Illustrated in b&w. Mass market paperback. Printed in Great Britain. Slight handling wear, otherwise a nice clean tight solid softcover copy. SB Size. Revised edition of: Alfred Hitchcock and the three investigators in The mystery of the talking skull.

c Description: viii, pages ; 20 cm. Series Title: Three investigators mystery series, Other Titles: Mystery of the talking skull. Responsibility: by Robert Arthur. - My all time favorite book series as a kid.

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At least, it was supposed to be able to talk. But the boys hadn't been able to get a sound out of it. "What a gyp!" said Pete. "Maybe it just isn't in a talking mood," answered Jupiter, and the boys turned their backs on the skull. Buy Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators in the mystery of the talking skull by Robert Arthur online at Alibris.

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Arthur died in and the remaining Hitchcock titles were written by Kin Platt, Mary V. Carey and Dennis Lynds.

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