Famous Mystery Detectives Quiz
Can you name some of literatures most famous detectives from the clues given? Start sleuthing! 10 Questions.
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This detective appeared in Agatha Christie's first novel in 1920. What is his name ?
This author and P.I. wrote novels featuring a detective by the same name. He and his father, a police inspector, worked together. Do you know who he is ?
He is a catholic priest with an uncommon gift for solving crime . He's "formerly of Cobhole in Essex, and now working in London." Do you know who he is ?
Written by Raymond Chandler, this hard-boiled detective is a smart and tough lone wolf who first appeared in "The Big Sleep". Can you name the detective ?
Written by Dorothy Sayers, this upper crust detective is an expert on wine and classical music, along with being a collector of incunabula. Do you know who he is ?
Lord Peter Atherton
Lord Philip Landsbury
Lord Percival Smythe
Lord Peter Wimsley
This detective lives with an assistant, a cook and an orchid nurse in New York. He engages in detection to support his two loves, food and orchids. Do you know who he is ?
Famous for his extra keen powers of observation which he uses for solving perplexing crimes and mysteries, this detective first appeared in 1887. Do you know who he is ?
Written by Ross Macdonald, this world weary P.I. worked the suburbs of Southern California in the 1950's. Do you know his name?
Written by Dashiell Hammett, this detective made his debut in "The Maltese Falcon" in 1930. Some say he actually defines the genre. Do you know his name ?
Written by Erle Stanley Gardner, this literary lawyer appeared in 1933. He's a hardboiled lawyer/detective who doesn't mind using hardboiled tactics to win a case. Do you know who he is ?
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