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Michael Innes


(John Innes Mackintosh Stewart)
Scotland (1906 - 1994)

John Innes Mackintosh Stewart was born in Edinburgh, educated at Oxford, and taught English in universities all over the world. His scholarly career includes successful works on Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy, but he is better known as mystery writer Michael Innes, whose legendary character, Inspector John Appleby, inspired a lasting vogue for donnish detective fiction.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Inspector Appleby
   Death At the President's Lodging (1936)
     aka Seven Suspects
   Hamlet, Revenge! (1937)
   Lament for a Maker (1938)
   Stop Press (1939)
     aka The Spider Strikes
   The Secret Vanguard (1940)
   There Came Both Mist and Snow (1940)
     aka A Comedy of Terrors
   Appleby On Ararat (1941)
   The Daffodil Affair (1942)
   The Weight of the Evidence (1943)
   Appleby's End (1945)
   A Night of Errors (1947)
   Operation Pax (1951)
     aka The Paper Thunderbolt
   A Private View (1952)
     aka One-Man Show / Murder Is an Art
   Appleby Talking (1954)
     aka Dead Man's Shoes
   Appleby Talks Again (1956)
   Appleby Plays Chicken (1957)
     aka Death On a Quiet Day
   The Long Farewell (1958)
   Hare Sitting Up (1959)
   Silence Observed (1961)
   A Connoisseur's Case (1962)
     aka The Crabtree Affair
   The Bloody Wood (1966)
   Appleby At Allington (1968)
     aka Death By Water
   A Family Affair (1969)
     aka Picture of Guilt
   Death At the Chase (1970)
   An Awkward Lie (1971)
   The Open House (1972)
   Appleby's Answer (1973)
   Appleby's Other Story (1974)
   The Appleby File (1975)
   The Gay Phoenix (1976)
   The Ampersand Papers (1978)
   Sheiks and Adders (1982)
   Appleby and Honeybath (1983)
   Carson's Conspiracy (1984)
   Appleby and the Ospreys (1986)
   Appleby Talks About Crime (2010)
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Novels
   From London Far (1946)
     aka The Unsuspected Chasm
   What Happened At Hazelwood? (1946)
   The Journeying Boy (1949)
     aka The Case of the Journeying Boy
   Christmas At Candleshoe (1953)
     aka Candleshoe
   The Man from the Sea (1955)
     aka Death By Moonlight
   Old Hall, New Hall (1956)
     aka A Question of Queens
   The New Sonia Wayward (1960)
     aka The Case of Sonia Wayward
   Money from Holme (1964)
   A Change of Heir (1966)
   Going It Alone (1980)
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