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The Murderer is a Fox (1945)

"Why did you try to strangle your wife?"
"You don't understand, Mr. Queen," Linda Fox interrupted. ''It's not Davy's fault."
"I'd rather your husband spoke for himself, Mrs. Fox," remarked Ellery, studying Davy with his silver eyes. "Well, Captain Fox? Why did you try to kill your wife?''
Davy glared at him. But then his glance fell, and he seized his glass and gulped.
"Because," he said in the most hopeless of voices, ''my father killed his."
For the twelve years following the death of Davy's mother Jessica, and the trial of his father, Bayard, Davy Fox has suffered inner torture. Ellery Queen learns that the young captain has a twisted feeling of guilt springing from this early tragedy, and reinvestigates the 12-year-old mystery of Jessica's death in one of his most brilliant and startling cases.

The Murderer is a Fox - coverThe Murderer is a Fox - coverThe Murderer is a Fox - cover Pan Books G420 1960The Murderer is a Fox - cover Dell, 1966
The Murderer is a Fox - cover Large Print edition,1978The Murderer is a Fox - cover Little, Brown & Co., 1945The Murderer is a Fox - cover Victor Gollancy Ltd of London,1945The Murderer is a Fox - cover Victor Gollancy Ltd of London,1948The Murderer is a Fox - cover Phoenix books, Printed in France in English.

The Murderer is a Fox - cover audiobook Blackstone Audio, Inc., read by Mark Peckham, February 1. 2014
EQ's second visit to Wrightsville brings his most vividly involving character studies; on this level, it's EQ's masterpiece. A pity that the final final resolution is based on rather thin evidence.

The Murderer is a Fox - kaft Detective Book Club, 1945The Murderer is a Fox - dustcover Little Brown & Co, May 1945The Murderer is a Fox - hardcover Little Brown & Co, May 1945The Murderer is a Fox - Hardback 1946 Sun Dial Press reprint
The Murderer is a Fox - cover Penguin edition, London, 1972The Murderer is a Fox - cover Langtail Press (2013/5/9)The Murderer is a Fox - cover eBook, JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc, Feb 15. 2017


De Moordenaar heet Fox - dutch cover Prisma N°326
De Moordenaar heet Fox - coverDe Moordenaar het Fox - Dutch coverDe Moordenaar heet Fox - cover 'double detective' Geïllustreerde PersLe Renard et la digitale - French cover Le Limier, 1949Le Renard et la digitale - kaft Franse uitgave Albin Michel, Le Limier N°19, 1949Le Renard et la digitale - French cover N° 1613, 1984
Le Renard et la digitale - French cover, J'ai Lu, 23/10/1997Willkommen Mr.Fox - German coverDer Mörder ist ein Fuchs - German edition Ullstein 1756, 1976.Der Mörder ist ein Fuchs - cover German edition Ullstein Nr 39169L'assassiso e tra noi - cover Italian edition Serie Gialla Garzanti, 1956L'assassiso e tra noi - cover Italian edition, 1973L'assassiso e tra noi - cover Italian edition, Nov. 21 1995

The Murderer is a Fox Translations:
Brazilian: O crime da raposa 
Danish: Mord? 
Dutch/Flemish: De moordenaar heet Fox 
Finnish:
Murhaaja on kettu 
French: Le Renard et la digitale 
German: Willkommen, Mr.Fox (aka Der Mörder ist ein Fuchs) 
Hebrew: מי רצח את ג'סיקה פוקס (aka Mi ratsaḥ et Jesiḳah Foḳs?) 
Italian: L'assassino è tra noi 
Japanese: フォックス家の殺人 
Korean: 폭스가의 살인  
Norwegian: En morder i familien? 
Polish: Vrahem je Fox 
Portuguese: El Asesino Es Un Zorro 
Russian: УБИЙЦА - ЛИС (Eshche odin shans)
Swedish: Svältaräv 

L'assassiso e tra noi - cover Italian edition, 2007L'assassiso e tra noi - cover Italian edition, N° 1352,  I Giallo Mondadori Classici, 2014El Asesino Es Un Zorro - Cover Spanish edition, Argentina, 1947El Asesino Es Un Zorro - Cover Spanish edition, Buenos Aires, 1960O crime da raposa - cover Brazilian edition Livros do Brazil, Vampiro 61Svältaräv - cover Swedish edition, Spektra, 1977
Mord? - Cover Danish edition, 2015, Rosenkilde & BahnhofMurhaaja on kettu - cover Finnish edition, Gummerus,1959Murhaaja on kettu - cover Finnish edition, Gummerus,1992Murhaaja on kettu - cover Finnish edition, Gummerus, Salamasarja series, June 2002
מי רצח את ג'סיקה פוקס (Mi ratsaḥ et Jesiḳah Foḳs?) - cover Israelian edition M. Mizraḥi, Tel-Aviv, 196?УБИЙЦА - ЛИС - cover Russian edition 2005 (together with Calamity Town)
The Murderer is a Fox - cover Japanese edition, Hayakawa Publishing, Feb 28. 1957The Murderer is a Fox - cover Japanese edition, Hayakawa Publishing (full cover)The Murderer is a Fox - cover Taiwanese edition, Face Press, April 6. 2007The Murderer is a Fox - cover Chinese edition, New Star Press, June 2010폭스가의 살인(The Murderer is a Fox) - cover South-Korean edition, Sigma Books, May 1. 1994폭스가의 살인(The Murderer is a Fox) - cover South-Korean edition,  검은숲, Ellery Queen Collection, May 20.2014
 

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