This early work by Richard Austin Freeman was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Silkworms of Florence' is one of Freeman's novels written under the name Clifford Ashdown. The first story featuring his well-known protagonist Dr. Thorndyke - a medico-legal forensic investigator - was published in 1907, and although Freeman's early works were seen as simple homages to his contemporary, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, he quickly developed his own style: The 'inverted detective story', in which the identity of the criminal is shown from the beginning, and the story then describes the detective's attempt to solve the mystery.
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|Size: ||4.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||Moran Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473378445 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|