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Zangwill, Israel

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English author, 1864-1926, author of The Big Bow Mystery, Children of the Ghetto and other works

Fishburn and Hughes: An English novelist and poet, an early pioneer of Zionism. The reference is to Zangwill's The Big Bow Mystery (1891), a work important in the development of the detective story because it was the first 'to be based solidly and solely on the concept of the locked room' (E.F. Bleiler, Three Victorian Detective Novels, NY 1978, xv). A crime is committed in a place where all the exits are locked from the outside and there is no criminal inside; the solution is that the murderer is the person who discovers or pretends to discover the crime. Poe's classic 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' had already used a similar device. Ibn-Hakam al-Bokhari, Murdered in His Labyrinth