Mr. & Mrs. North Series by Richard LockridgeThe two characters originated in vignettes written by Richard Lockridge for the New York Sun during the thirties, and brought them back for stories that appeared in the New Yorker. The police plays a larger role in the book, while the Norths play a supporting role. It was during the year that Frances came up with a plot for a detective novel, but was struggling with the characters in the novel. Richard helped her out by adding the characters he created for the New Yorker. The Norths were named for dumb people that played north hand in bridge problems. The couple are both amateur detectives, but the series is unique because Mrs.
Mr. And Mrs. North - The Contagious Confession (September 22, 1943)
Mr. and Mrs. North are now available in eBook formats!
Frances and Richard Lockridge were some of the most popular names in mystery during the forties and fifties. Having written numerous novels and stories, the husband-and-wife team was most famous for their Mr. North mysteries. And now we've got them—all 26, starting with The Norths Meet Murder , first published in They later were spun into a seris of novels, as well as adaptions for Broadway, film, television, and radio. The series was unusual for the time, in that Mrs.
North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge , the couple was featured in a series of 26 Mr. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. The characters originated in s vignettes written by Richard Lockridge for the New York Sun , and he brought them back for short stories in The New Yorker. These stories were collected in Mr. North Their long-run series continued for over two decades and came to an end in with the death of Frances Lockridge.
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