Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Ellery Queen

From: Bob Toomey (
Date: 03 Mar 2000

Kevin Burton Smith wrote:
> Speaking of Queen, I found out a little more about him/them/it yesterday.
> He may have originally been Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee; but
> by the sixties, he was also evidently a very profitable house
> pseudonym. Among the authors who "were" Ellery Queen were Talmage
> Powell, Richard Deming (him again!), Fletcher Flora, Edward D. Hoch,
> Gil Brewer, Stephen Marlowe, Jack Vance, Walter J. Sheldon, Henry
> Kane and Charles W. Runyon. Not a bad list. Sounds like the right
> hand side of the Table of Contents in an issue of MANHUNTor
> something, huh?

Also Theodore Sturgeon did a very interesting Ellery Queen called PLAYER ON THE OTHER SIDE, and Avram Davidson wrote the bizarre ON THE EIGHTH DAY.

Do you happen to know which of the writers on your list wrote which Queen novels?


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