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Includes the names: Tage la Cour, Tage La Cour

Works by Tage La Cour

Mord i Gaslys 7 copies
De glæder med gys : Poe-Klubben skriver (1973) — Editor — 5 copies
Unikum (1971) 4 copies
Rejser på bogfloden (1980) 3 copies
Vintermysterier (1953) — Editor — 3 copies
Kisten (1970) 2 copies
Historier fra andre verdener — Editor — 2 copies
Heksens have (1971) 2 copies
Mord til Jul 2 copies
Spionhistorier fra hele verden (1959) — Editor — 2 copies
Nye detektivhistorier fra hele verden — Editor, some editions — 2 copies
Musefælden (1971) 1 copy
fuglene 1 copy
Mord for millioner (1976) 1 copy
Viggo Naae (1979) 1 copy
Elsk dit hjem (2009) 1 copy
Dødsmasken 1 copy
Den balsamerede hval (1973) 1 copy
Tretten tinsoldater (1970) 1 copy
Sportsblod (1972) 1 copy
Falskspilleren (1971) 1 copy
De bedste kriminalhistorier fra hele verden (1966) — Editor — 1 copy
Verdens beste kriminalhistorier (1960) — Editor — 1 copy
Nye kriminalhistorier (1969) — Editor — 1 copy

Associated Works

Hickory Dickory Dock (1955) — Translator, some editions — 3,226 copies
Ten Great Mysteries (1959) — some editions — 103 copies
Virkelige eventyr (1978) — Author, some editions — 3 copies
Mark Twains beste : en omnibusbok — Editor, some editions — 1 copy
Ellery Queen's 1966 Anthology — Contributor — 1 copy


Common Knowledge

Canonical name
La Cour, Tage
Date of death
crime fiction writer
hotel manager



While I've seen at least one other book that's closely similar to this one, this overview of crime fiction is, I think, pretty well presented, though it has some curious aspects to it. Some series are lingered over, and some covered with a bare paragraph. It's also possibly sloppily edited, as one book I'd never heard of (a Russian crime novel) was attributed to 1945, when it appears to have been 1965 (slightly less interesting!). The choice of illustrations is quite nice, and in some cases (such as bits with Chesterston) quite funny. Generally recommended, but take care with some of the details.… (more)
EricCostello | 2 other reviews | Sep 17, 2020 |
A fun illustrated book of various detectives in stories from the U.S. and abroad.
EdGoldberg | 2 other reviews | Jun 24, 2019 |

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Agatha Christie Contributor, Author
John Dickson Carr Author, Contributor
Carter Dickson Contributor, Author
Erle Stanley Gardner Contributor, Author
Vic Suneson Author, Contributor
Roy Vickers Contributor, Author
Edmund Crispin Contributor, Author
Lawrence G. Blochman Author, Contributor
Victor Canning Author, Contributor
Julian Symons Author, Foreword
Rufus King Author
Else Faber Author
Q. Patrick Author
Maria Lang Author
Ole Sarvig Author
Rex Stout Author
Edgar Wallace Contributor
Dorothy L. Sayers Contributor
G.K. Chesterton Contributor
Arthur Conan Doyle Contributor
A. P. Tjekhov Contributor
Georges Simenon Contributor, Author
Lord Dunsany Contributor
Raymond Chandler Contributor
Isaac Asimov Author, Contributor
Eric Ambler Contributor
A. E. Martin Contributor
Antonio Helú Contributor
Niels E. Nielsen Author, Contributor
H. T. Alfon Contributor
Karel Čapek Contributor
Craig Rice Contributor
R. Austin Freeman Contributor
Philip MacDonald Contributor
Robert A. Heinlein Author, Contributor
Stephen Leacock Contributor
Algis Budrys Contributor
P. Schuyler Miller Contributor
Gilbert Frankau Contributor
Dashiell Hammett Contributor
Anthony Berkeley Contributor
Ray Bradbury Contributor
Judith Merril Contributor
A. E. Van Vogt Contributor
Karel Čapek Contributor
Bob Tucker Contributor
Alphonse Daudet Contributor
Fernec Molnâr Contributor
George Simenon Contributor
Manning Coles Contributor
Emmuska Orczy Contributor
Ernest Bramah Contributor
Ambrose Bierce Contributor
Katherine McLean Contributor
Kurt Singer Contributor
Louis Golding Contributor
Theodore L. Thomas Contributor
Dennis Wheatley Contributor
Jacques Futrelle Contributor
F. Britten Austin Contributor
E. C. Bentley Contributor
Nelson Bond Contributor
John Buchan Contributor
John W. Campbell Contributor
J. J. Coupling Contributor
John Christopher Contributor
Noël Coward Contributor
John Collier Contributor
Donald Martin Contributor
Robert Standish Contributor
Fridtjof Knutsen Translator
Edgar Allan Poe Contributor
Lotte Holmboe Translator
A. H. Z. Carr Contributor
Cyril Hare Contributor
Stuart Palmer Contributor
Fredric Brown Contributor
Avram Davidson Contributor
Virginia Jones Contributor
Ferenc Molnár Contributor
Lois Rose Author
A. S. Pusjkin Contributor
Jonna Hjerl Narrator
Paul Ib Liebe Translator
Montague R. James Contributor
Charles Dickens Contributor
H. P. Lovecraft Contributor
Geoffrey Chaucer Contributor
Guy de Maupassant Contributor
August Derleth Contributor
L. P. Hartley Contributor
Algernon Blackwood Contributor
Ellen Glasgow Contributor
A. E. Coppard Contributor
Nugent Barker Contributor
Lars Bo Illustrator
Hans Heinz Ewers Contributor
Sheridan Le Fanu Contributor
Edgar Allen Poe Contributor
Palle Nielsen Illustrator


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