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Max Rittenberg

Max Rittenberg


Max Rittenberg was born Max Mark Lion Rittenberg in Sydney Australia to a Russian-Jewish merchant and an Australian-born woman of German-Jewish ancestry whose father had made a fortune in the Victorian gold rush. He moved to England and had a short but prolific career as a writer of short mystery and detective stories with two series of sleuths: Dr. Xavier Wycherley, a psychologist and psychic detective, and Professor Magnum, a chemist and scientific consultant. After giving up writing, he had a successful career in advertising and public relations - Max Rittenberg & Partners.

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Max Rittenberg
The Invisible Bullet by Max Rittenberg

... and four other Magnum, the science consultant, detective stories.

Each story has a scientific bend or aspect to it. Magnum is not the typical detective who takes on any interesting case. He only engages when there seems to be a scientific aspect to the case. He doesn't involve himself with the law or right or wrong. His primary interest is to figure out the modus operandi as a scientific consultant. Superbly eccentric, Magnum lives up the Thames at Plumstead Marshes and travels to his laboratories via a high-powered motor launch named "Fifi". He has a brilliant but intensely shy assistant,...

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