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Becq, Raoul. Raoul Becq was created by William LeQueux (Villiers Beethom-Saunders, Robert Bleke, Delmasso & Bray, Count Bindo di Ferraris, Theodore Drost, John Durston, Beryl Gaselee, Claud Heathwaite, William Le Queux, Allan Maclean, Antoine Martin, Harry Nettlefield, Gerry Sant) and appeared in twelve short stories which were collected in Mysteries of a Great City (1934).
Monsieur Raoul Becq was formerly the chief of the detective bureau of Paris, and tells stories of the cases he helped solve. He is logical and relies on deduction and observation: "I am naturally a very close student of human nature.... Given a crime, my first objective has ever been to discern the motive. No crime is ever committed without some direct motive, be it ever so well concealed."
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