The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow

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Sat, 13 Feb 2010 02:33:18 +0100

This is a great old mystery novel. The investigation is really interesting. The story itself is tragic. Anna Katharine Green was very good in telling stories of police investigation that do not bore or loose the reader's interest. Mr. Gryce, the series detective, is insightful but not infallible.

Modern readers should be warned: there is a section toward the end that tells the back story. Old mysteries sometimes had this, and it's common in Green's books, though modern readers will find this annoying.… (more)