The Hardy Boys The Flickering Torch Mystery by Franklin w. Dixon 1943 Grosset & Dunlap

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Allow me to present "The Flickering Torch Mystery," a classic Hardy Boys mystery from 1943. Published during the Golden Age of detective fiction, this novel remains an enthralling read for both the young and the young-at-heart.

Key Features:

  •  This edition comes with a protective dust jacket, adding an extra layer of elegance and preservation to your reading experience.

  •  Follow Frank and Joe Hardy as they unravel a perplexing case involving stolen inventions and mysterious fires. With its suspense-filled pages, this book is an edge-of-the-seat read from beginning to end.

  •  Franklin W. Dixon, the pseudonym for the various authors of The Hardy Boys series, has been a part of young readers' lives for generations. The original 1943 text of this edition adds historical authenticity to the reading experience.

  •  This book is a beloved part of a series that has enchanted readers for decades, making it a community treasure in its own right.

  •  Ideal for family reading nights, gifting to vintage book lovers, or simply enjoying some nostalgia-inducing leisure time.

  • The book’s hardcover and original dust jacket offer a taste of the past, making it a collectible item with substantial aesthetic value.


  • Title: The Hardy Boys: The Flickering Torch Mystery
  • Publication Date: 1943
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 212
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: note the wear and rips on the dust jacket as shown in the photos.


For those who have grown up with the Hardy Boys or are new to their world of mystery and intrigue, "The Flickering Torch Mystery" is more than a book; it’s a slice of literary history.

Reading Recommendation:

For fans of the Hardy Boys, dive into the rich history and thrilling adventures of Frank and Joe Hardy with "The Ultimate Guide to Hardy Boys Mystery Books." This comprehensive article explores the series' evolution, highlights key titles, and offers valuable tips for collectors. Perfect for both nostalgic readers and new fans alike!


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