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House Without a Key (book)

  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 240 pages

Honorable Detective

A murder mystery is set in 1920's Honolulu, Hawaii, House Without a Key is the first novel by author Earl Derr Biggers to feature Charlie Chan. - AsNotedIn




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1919/00/00 Earl Derr Biggers Vacation Earl Derr Biggers is inspired to write the "House Without a Key" while staying in a cottage at Gray's-By-the Sea (razed) at Grays beach. Halekulani Honolulu
1924/00/00 Earl Derr Biggers Author In an obscure corner of an inside page, I found ... Chinese, being too fond of opium, had been arrested by Sergeants Chang Apana and Lee Fook, of the Honolulu Police. - EDB, paging through a Hawaiian newspaper in the Reading Room of the NY Public Library New York Public Library New York City
1924/00/00 Earl Derr Biggers Author In an obscure corner of an inside page, I found ... Chinese, being too fond of opium, had been arrested by Sergeants Chang Apana and Lee Fook, of the Honolulu Police. - EDB, paging through a Hawaiian newspaper in the Reading Room of the NY Public Library Chinatown Historic District, Honolulu Honolulu
1925/01/24 Earl Derr Biggers Author 'The Saturday Evening Post' begins syndication of Derr Biggers' "The House Without a Key". Opening of Tourism in Hawaii
1925/01/24 The Saturday Evening Post Publisher 'The Saturday Evening Post' begins syndication of Derr Biggers' "The House Without a Key". Opening of Tourism in Hawaii
1928/00/00 Earl Derr Biggers Author Detective Chang Apana meets Earl Derr Biggers at the newly opened Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Royal Hawaiian Hotel Honolulu

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Particulars for House Without a Key (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Cultural Affiliation Chinese American
Crime Crime
Narrative Arts Detective a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Murder the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
Narrative Arts Mystery something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length

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Original Language: English



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