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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,493 / 207 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 753
Added to site: 2010.06.19
mnybks.net#: 28205
Origin: gutenberg.org
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p>She flung herself back in the corner and covered her face with her hands, while, totally oblivious of the direction taken by the driver, Chester sat back in his own place, gazing at his companion, and weaving a romance.

It was some story of love, he told himself--love and jealousy--for the woman at his side was beautiful enough to tempt a saint. That was it, he was sure, and the distracted husband had attempted to or had committed suicide.

"What is it to me?" he said to himself, fiercely, and he wondered now that he should have been so strangely moved. His professional instincts had the mastery again, and for the first time he looked out through the drawn-up glass to try and see what street they were in. But at that moment his companion started again.

"Shall we never be there?" she cried in her agony. "Ah! at last!"

For the horses were pulled up suddenly, there was a flash of light from an open hall, and a gentleman ran down and tore open the brougham door.

"Brought him?"<

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2014.06.26
Dai Alanye
***..

A strange and strangely-written late-Victorian mystery that kept me reading despite flaws in premise, plot and motivation.


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