Melville Davisson Post

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Connoisseurs of the Mystery genre are well-acquainted with Melville Davisson Post (1869 - 1930), the American crime and mystery writer and creator of the character Uncle Abner, the West Virginian equivalent of Sherlock Holmes.

Post wrote twenty-two Uncle Abner tales and some considered Post to be America's finest mystery writer.

If you are looking for the Uncle Abner mysteries, you will find them in Uncle Abner, Master Of Mysteries, including the popular tale The Angel of the Lord.

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