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The Judas Window

(1938)
(The Crossbow Murder)
(The seventh book in the Sir Henry Merrivale series)
A novel by

 
John Dickson Carr was an American author of detective fiction, who also wrote using the pseudonyms Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson and Roger Fairbairn. He is generally considered one of the greatest writers of so-called Golden Age of mystery fiction, and a master of the locked room mysteries, in which a detective solves crimes seemingly impossible to solve as they take place in a room with no apparent means of entrance or exit for the perpetrator.
Often regarded as a British-style mystery writer, Carr resided in England for a number of years, and his novels have an English setting and English characters. His two best-known detectives, Dr. Gideon Fell and Sir Henry Merrivale, are both English.
"The Judas Window," also published as "The Crossbow Murder," features Sir Henry Merrivale and is considered one of the best, if not the best, locked room mystery ever written.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

July 1971 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Judas Window
Author(s): Carter Dickson
ISBN: 0-85468-067-5 / 978-0-85468-067-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
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Paperback Editions

March 2008 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Judas Window: A Sir Henry Merrivale Locked Room Mystery (A Rue Morgue Vintage Mystery)
Author(s): Carter Dickson
ISBN: 1-60187-021-3 / 978-1-60187-021-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rue Morgue Press
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June 1987 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Judas Window
Author(s): Carter Dickson
ISBN: 0-930330-62-5 / 978-0-930330-62-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Intl Polygonics Ltd
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Judas Window: (aka The Crossbow Murder)
Author(s): John Dickson Carr
Publisher:
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July 2016 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Judas Window
Author(s): Carter Dickson
Publisher: Tannenberg Publishing
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November 2013 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Judas Window
Author(s): John Dickson Carr, Carter Dickson (pseud )
Publisher: St. Swithin Press
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October 2013 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Judas Window (A Sir Henry Merrivale Mystery)
Author(s): Carter Dickson (pseud ), John Dickson Carr
Publisher:
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