The real sensation of 1887: Fergus Hume and The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

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Abstract

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, Fergus Hume's first novel, was published in 1886 in Australia and in the United Kingdom the following year to immense commercial success. The author offers a number of possible explanations for the novel's success and its subsequent obscurity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-48
JournalClues: a Journal of Detection
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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