Book Review: The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux (1908)

The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux is a gothic mystery novel that was first published in 1908. The book tells the story of a young woman named Mathilde Stangerson, who is haunted by the memory of a mysterious woman in black who wears a perfume that she cannot forget. Mathilde becomes determined to uncover the identity of the woman and the … Continue reading Book Review: The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux (1908)

Locked Room Mysteries of the 1920s and 1930s

Locked room mysteries, also known as “impossible crime” stories, were a popular genre of detective fiction in the 1920s and 1930s. These stories involved a crime that was committed in a room that was locked from the inside, making it seemingly impossible for the perpetrator to have entered or exited the room. The challenge for the detective was to solve the mystery and figure out … Continue reading Locked Room Mysteries of the 1920s and 1930s

Book Review: The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux (1907)

The Mystery of the Yellow Room is a classic mystery novel written by Gaston Leroux, first published in 1907. The book features an intriguing plot, memorable characters, and a suspenseful atmosphere, which makes it a must-read for fans of the mystery genre. The novel follows the story of a young journalist named Joseph Rouletabille, who is assigned to cover the attempted murder of a famous … Continue reading Book Review: The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux (1907)