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homosexual

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Synonyms for queen

the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites

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something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind

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a competitor who holds a preeminent position

one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

(chess) the most powerful piece

an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only a few males

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promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

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become a queen

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Van Dine and Ellery Queen, author of thirteen "luminous" volumes ("Four" 323).
In the history of the detective genre (that dates flora the month of April, 1841, the date of publication of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Murders of the Rue Morgue') the novels of Ellery Queen deviate from the norm, of cause a small progression of the genre," Borges wrote ("Half-Way" 40).
Mystery writer Anthony Boucher's translation of "The Garden of Forking Paths," itself a detective story of sorts, was included in the August edition of the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, the genre flagship edited by Dannay.
12) One answer, of course, is that this work references Ellery Queen, so, in effect, Dannay is simply preening, "look at this intellectual Argentine with the good taste, see how popular and respected we are.
It turns out that they bear more than a passing resemblance to the Ellery Queen works following Siamese Twin.
After Siamese Twin, Ellery Queen next published a work entitled The Chinese Orange Mystery, the Argentine version appearing, like April March, in 1936.
Following the backwardness of Chinese Orange, Ellery Queen turned to the theme of the double life.
Ellery Queen Invents a New Kind of Detective Story Anthology" (Challenge v).
In this way, Quain's Statements constitutes his own challenge to the reader, blending the two kinds considered by Ellery Queen in his anthology.
Hardly any critics (or any readers, period) remember Ellery Queen, or, remembering, think his genre fiction worthy of "serious" scholarly attention.
Cosmogonies, works of theology or metaphysics, grammatical debates--and, of course, among such trivia, the "frivolous problems" of Ellery Queen.
The New Adventures of Ellery Queen, Victor Gollancz.
Dannay and Lee first collaborated on an impulsive entry for a detective-story contest; the success of the result, The Roman Hat Mystery (1929), started Ellery Queen on his career.