The Problem of the Wire Cage, by John Dickson Carr
A very appealing and cleverly constructed 1939 whodunnit, with a bit of an un-fair trick to it, but still, very clever and fun. The body of obnoxious Frank Dorrance is discovered- after an afternoon filled with tennis and threats- dead in the center of the clay court, with only one set of footsteps leading to the body. Dr. Fell, Carr's hero, works out how it was done, with some very Nancy Drew-ish red herring characters along the way. Very enjoyable.
This is a log of what books I've been reading and movies I've been watching. Comments are welcome!
One explanation seems necessary - the phrase "Life-Changing Fiction" is not in any way an endorsement of those books- in fact, I think those books are Awful, and want that to be clear. "Life-Changing Fiction", as a phrase, has been trademarked, absurdly, by the "Christian fiction" writer Karen Kingsbury, and that is Just Not Right. Aside from being ridiculous, it just sheds light on the hypocrisy of the writer. What would Jesus copyright?