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John Innes Mackintosh Stewart was born in Edinburgh. He attended Oxford where he studied English. He taught English in universities at the University of Adelaide, in South Australia. Stewart published novels, short stories, studies in literature, biographies, and plays. Under his name, he wrote scholarly works such as Character and Motive in Shakespeare, Rudyard Kipling, and Thomas Hardy. As Michael Innes, he wrote over fifty detective novels with Inspector John Appleby of Scotland Yard in London as the main character. These titles include Death at the President's Lodging, The Journeying Boy, Lament for a Maker, Operation Pax, the Crabtree Affair and Silence Observed. Stewart died on November 12, 1994. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Michael Innes is the pen name of J. I. M. Stewart. J. I. M. Stewart wrote academic works on English Literature and novels under his own name, using the Michael Innes nom-de-plume for detective novels and broadcast scripts.

Death at the President's Lodging 637 copies, 25 reviews
Hamlet, Revenge! 475 copies, 17 reviews
Appleby's End 270 copies, 9 reviews
Lament for a Maker 253 copies, 13 reviews
The Daffodil Affair 247 copies, 12 reviews
There Came Both Mist and Snow 245 copies, 10 reviews
Operation Pax 221 copies, 6 reviews
A Private View 210 copies, 5 reviews
The Weight of the Evidence 210 copies, 6 reviews
Appleby on Ararat 203 copies, 3 reviews
The Journeying Boy 203 copies, 6 reviews
Hare Sitting Up 201 copies, 6 reviews
The Long Farewell 201 copies, 2 reviews
A Connoisseur's Case 199 copies, 6 reviews
The Secret Vanguard 195 copies, 6 reviews
Appleby at Allington 185 copies, 3 reviews
Death at the Chase 184 copies, 3 reviews
From London Far 178 copies, 4 reviews
The Ampersand Papers 170 copies, 5 reviews
An Awkward Lie 170 copies, 4 reviews
Appleby's Answer 169 copies, 6 reviews
The Man from the Sea 168 copies, 1 review
Christmas at Candleshoe 164 copies, 4 reviews
Death on a Quiet Day 163 copies, 6 reviews
The Bloody Wood 162 copies, 3 reviews
Silence Observed 158 copies, 4 reviews
A Night of Errors 157 copies, 6 reviews
Appleby's Other Story 153 copies, 5 reviews
The New Sonia Wayward 150 copies, 5 reviews
Appleby and Honeybath 148 copies, 2 reviews
Lord Mullion's Secret 137 copies, 5 reviews
What Happened at Hazelwood 135 copies, 2 reviews
The Open House 135 copies, 8 reviews
The Mysterious Commission 128 copies, 6 reviews
Sheiks and Adders 127 copies, 2 reviews
The Gay Phoenix 122 copies, 4 reviews
Honeybath's Haven 120 copies, 1 review
Appleby and the Ospreys 110 copies, 3 reviews
A Family Affair 102 copies, 1 review
Money from Holme 102 copies, 3 reviews
The Appleby File 102 copies, 2 reviews
Stop Press 101 copies, 4 reviews
Old Hall, New Hall 97 copies, 1 review
Appleby Talks 93 copies, 3 reviews
The Gaudy 77 copies, 5 reviews
Appleby Talks Again 69 copies, 3 reviews
A Change of Heir 66 copies, 2 reviews
Young Pattullo 51 copies, 3 reviews
Full Term 49 copies
The Madonna of the Astrolabe 49 copies, 2 reviews
Candleshoe [1977 film] (Author) 47 copies
A Memorial Service 47 copies, 2 reviews
Going It Alone 42 copies, 1 review
A Use of Riches 40 copies, 2 reviews
The Man Who Won the Pools 31 copies, 1 review
The Last Tresilians 28 copies, 1 review
The Michael Innes treasury 28 copies, 1 review
Appleby Talks About Crime 23 copies, 1 review
Mungo's dream 17 copies
Avery's mission 16 copies
Rudyard Kipling 16 copies
A Villa in France 15 copies, 1 review
The Aylwins 12 copies
James Joyce 12 copies
The Naylors 9 copies
The Guardians 8 copies
Joseph Conrad 7 copies
Vanderlyn's Kingdom 3 copies, 1 review
Vanity Fair (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 13,668 copies, 188 reviews
The Moonstone (Editor, some editions) 10,000 copies, 242 reviews
English Country House Murders (Contributor) 447 copies, 11 reviews
Swan Song (Introduction, some editions) 431 copies, 12 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Detective Stories (Contributor) 377 copies, 4 reviews
Blood on the Tracks (Contributor) 133 copies, 11 reviews
Murder by the Book: Mysteries for Bibliophiles (Contributor) 102 copies, 8 reviews
Murder Most Scottish (Contributor) 85 copies, 1 review
Deep Waters: Mysteries on the Waves (Contributor) 76 copies, 10 reviews
Verdict of 13 (Contributor) 67 copies, 1 review
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Short biography
Using the pseudonym of Michael Innes, the Scottish academic and literary critic J.I.M. Stewart published nearly 50 crime novels and short story collections known for their wit, exuberance, and "tongue-in-cheek propensity" for intriguing turns of phrase.
Disambiguation notice
Michael Innes is the pen name of J. I. M. Stewart. J. I. M. Stewart wrote academic works on English Literature and novels under his own name, using the Michael Innes nom-de-plume for detective novels and broadcast scripts.

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