Barr's volumes of short stories were often written with an ironic twist in the story with a witty, appealing narrator telling the story. As the detective stories were in evidence, Barr was very successful.
We selected seven tales of crime and mystery from this author for your appreciation.
An Alpine Divorce
"And the Rigour of the Game"
Gentlemen: The King!
The Hour and the Man
The Man Who was not on the Passenger List
Which Was the Murderer?
Not According to the Code