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For the original edition of this book, see The Flickering Torch Mystery (original text).

The Flickering Torch Mystery
House name Franklin W. Dixon
Ghostwriter Vincent Buranelli[1]
Outline Andrew E. Svenson[1]
Illustrator Rudy Nappi[2]
Cover artist Rudy Nappi
Publication information
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Producer Stratemeyer Syndicate
Publication date 1971
Media type Hardcover
Pages 181
Series The Hardy Boys
Preceded by The Clue of the Broken Blade
Followed by The Melted Coins


The Flickering Torch Mystery is the 22nd book in The Hardy Boys series. It was first published in 1943 by Grosset & Dunlap and revised and re-published in 1971.

Plot summary

Frank and Joe Hardy investigate mysterious airplane crashes and contraband uranium isotopes, near Bayport.


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An episode of The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries TV series with the same name was very loosely based on the book.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Who Wrote the Hardy Boys? at
  2. The Flickering Torch Mystery Major Edition Types at The Hardy Boys Unofficial Home Page

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