A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, September 4, 2017
9/4/1900 Cyril Hare comes up
September 4, 1900. Alfred Gordon Clark was born on this date in Surrey, England. He became a barrister and later a judge, but he interests us because, under the name Cyril Hare, he wrote some great mystery novels. His most important character was Francis Pettigrew, also a barrister.