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However, true detective fiction is more often considered in the English-speaking world to have begun in 1841 with the publication of " The Murders in the Rue Morgue " itself, featuring " the first fictional detective, the eccentric and brilliant C. Auguste Dupin ".
M. Poirot, the hero of The Mysterious Affair at Stiles and other brilliant pieces of detective deduction, comes out of his temporary retirement like a giant refreshed, to undertake the investigation of a peculiarly brutal and mysterious murder.
* Amati: A brilliant archaeologist and African-American ACME detective.
* A resemblance has been noted between Mycroft Holmes and another brilliant but sedentary fictional detective, Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe ; it has been suggested, with varying degrees of seriousness, that they may have been related.
Despite his mental instability, Rorschach was described as " tactically brilliant, and unpredictable " by Nite Owl, and possesses surprisingly good detective skills, as displayed when he is able to locate the Comedian's costume in his apartment when the police could not.
Like Holmes, Akechi is a brilliant but eccentric detective who consults with the police on especially difficult cases.
This is not primarily due to pity, but the fact that Harry Hole is also a brilliant detective.
Many tropes that would later become commonplace in detective fiction first appeared in Poe's stories: the eccentric but brilliant detective, the bumbling constabulary, the first-person narration by a close personal friend.
Joe Don Baker ( born February 12, 1936 ) is an American character actor and a life member of the Actors Studio, perhaps best known for his roles as a Mafia hitman in Charley Varrick, deputy sheriff Thomas Jefferson Geronimo III in Final Justice, real-life Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser in Walking Tall, brute-force-with-a-badge detective Mitchell in Mitchell, James Bond villain Brad Whitaker in The Living Daylights, CIA Agent Jack Wade in the James Bond films GoldenEye and Tomorrow Never Dies and the brilliant and tough NYPD Chief of Detectives Earl Eischied in television police drama, Eischied.
He was already well known as a brilliant young detective who closed many difficult cases that the professionals could not.
And, to make it more aggravating, the brilliant detective in the case is continuously making shrewd deductions which he stubbornly keeps to himself.
Feluda uses his brilliant detective skills to unravel the mystery and bring the culprits to the book.
Look at the brilliant detective and forensic science work that helped solve this chilling murder.
: A bright, sweet and optimistic boy who is also a brilliant detective, but a little awkward in social situations.

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He was the son of Joaquin de OnĂ­s, one of the main landowners in the village, of noble family and of Asturian origin likely that, by residing in Salamanca, gave his son a brilliant education.
In the early 20's she appeared briefly in movies in character parts and slid into total oblivion, but according to the 1935 California voters registration she was living in San Francisco, listing her profession as ' dramatic coach ' and residing at 1043 Bush St .. From 1944-1951, the once brilliant and popular comedienne lived in a rooming house at 1535 Pine Street in San Francisco.
A brilliant scientist residing in Bailey City.

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Those who actually get there find that it isn't spooky at all but as brilliant as a tile in sunlight.
Indeed, it is even surprising in the Canon of Christ Church and Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, who fathered this most peculiar view, and in the brilliant Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge, who inherited it and is now its most eminent proponent.
Unsinkable slowed and stopped, hundreds of brilliant white flares swayed eerily down from the black, the air raid sirens ashore rose in a keening shriek, the anti-aircraft guns coughed and chattered -- and above it all motors roared and the bombs came whispering and wailing and crashing down among the ships at anchor at Bari.
During the Civil War, Custer, who achieved a brilliant record, was made brigadier general at the age of 23.
If the change, at first sight, seems minor, we may recall that it took the Italian painters about two hundred years to make an analogous change, and the Italian painters, by universal consent, were the most brilliant group of geniuses any art has seen.
It is truly odd and ironic that the most handsome and impressive film yet made from Miguel De Cervantes' `` Don Quixote '' is the brilliant Russian spectacle, done in wide screen and color, which opened yesterday at the Fifty-fifth Street and Sixty-eighth Street Playhouses.
I followed it, looking at the brilliant colors on its tubular back, the colors clear and sharp and perfect, in orange and green and brown diamonds the size of a baby's fist down its back, and the diamonds were set one within the other and interlaced with glistening jet-black.
In Berkshire, a successful skirmish at the Battle of Englefield on 31 December 870 was followed by a severe defeat at the siege and Battle of Reading by Ivar's brother Halfdan Ragnarsson on 5 January 871 ; then, four days later, Alfred won a brilliant victory at the Battle of Ashdown on the Berkshire Downs, possibly near Compton or Aldworth.
This was reflected in Constantinople by the construction of the Blachernae palace, the creation of brilliant new works of art, and general prosperity at this time: an increase in trade, made possible by the growth of the Italian city-states, may have helped the growth of the economy.
While the origin of Easter eggs can be explained in the symbolic terms described above, a sacred tradition among followers of Eastern Christianity says that Mary Magdalene was bringing cooked eggs to share with the other women at the tomb of Jesus, and the eggs in her basket miraculously turned brilliant red when she saw the risen Christ. The egg represents the boulder of the tomb of Jesus.
" Its brilliant flares were clearly visible for great distances at sea, and at night its glowing lava turned it into a brilliant luminous cone.
After a series of brilliant manoeuvres the Imperial commander defeated Catinat at the Battle of Carpi on 9 July.
In the two opening chapters the speaker describes himself as the son of David, and king over Israel in Jerusalem (,, ;, ), presenting himself as a philosopher at the center of a brilliant court.
Also a brilliant pianist, in 1914 Schmidt took up a professorship in piano at the Vienna Conservatory, which had been recently renamed Imperial Academy of Music and the Performing Arts.
Between 1810 and 1813 at Bologna, Rome, Venice and Milan, Rossini produced operas of varying success, most notably La pietra del paragone and Il signor Bruschino, with its brilliant and unique overture.
The saga of Harold Hardrada narrates his expedition to the East, his brilliant exploits in Constantinople, Syria, and Sicily, his skaldic accomplishments, and his battles in England against Harold Godwinson, the son of Earl Godwin, where he fell at Stamford Bridge in 1066 only a few days before Harold himself fell at the battle of Hastings.
In the book, Nasiri describes al-Libi as one of the leaders at the Afghan camp, and characterizes him as " brilliant in every way.

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In 1800, Joseph Stevens Buckminster became minister of the Brattle Street Church in Boston, where his brilliant sermons, literary activities, and academic attention to the German " New Criticism " helped shape the subsequent growth of Unitarianism in New England.
Following her death, British singer Morrissey dedicated a performance of Late Night, Maudlin Street at the Royal Albert Hall to Cartlidge, describing her as ' brilliant person and fantastic actor '.
Frank Oz regarded Stone as " the father of Sesame Street ", and Cooney considered Stone " the key creative talent on Sesame Street and " probably the most brilliant writer of children's material in America ".
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times asserted that Sheen embodied his character in a " compelling, intense " performance while The Wall Street Journal felt he was " a brilliant actor " who " grows his character from a bright-eyed social butterfly to a gimlet-eyed interrogator ".
* Dr. Harley Street ( voiced by Robert Ridgely )-Dr. Street is a brilliant astronomer who was bitten by an alien insect creature, and later mutated into one himself.
Of her tenure as Karen McDonald on Coronation Street, Jones later remarked: " I just thought, while she's brilliant and I'm enjoying her, I've got to get out ".
Although in his reply to McBride's email he had described the idea as " absolutely totally brilliant ", Draper claimed that he only responded to the email in order to gain favour from Downing Street for LabourList.

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