Tag Archives: S.S. Van Dine

Keikakudoori vs Ellery Queen’s The Roman Hat Mystery

When I read mystery books I don’t simply read them I try to solve them the moment I pick them up. That’s the way I find them interesting, exploring the game of: who did it, why did the culprit it, and how the did culprit it. I find those types of things most interesting when reading them […] Continue reading

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Van Dine Rules effective, ineffective

THIS is one of the things I was interested in the most since EP7 started – exactly how they were going to handle Van Dine rules. The first it was used was with “the culprit cannot be a servant” which with it Will makes his appearance with Continue reading

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Who dunit : I’ll now disprove that Jessica is the Culprit (and possibly an accomplice)

I’ll disprove any third rate reasoning that LolJessica is the culprit. It isn’t unfathomable to image that there’d be others that would pick up on this resemblance as it’s reasonable to guess in the first place why they’d do it. Now job is to put this baseless claims to rest. Continue reading

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Van Dine, Rule #11 : It’s forbidden for a servant to be the Culprit

Isn’t it great when we follow the mystery genre? There’s always  S.S Van Dine’s 20 Rules I’ve been saying this as long as I can remember. I’ve been mentioning this over and over – the unlikeness of the culprit being … Continue reading

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Out with Knox, In with S.S. Van Dine’s rules

I knew that they were going to be replacing Willard for Erika it meant that Dlanor was going away to so whatever will happen to Jungfrau? Now since Willard is using SS. Van Dine’s rules instead of Knox’s we can assume… Continue reading

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