The Clique of Gold

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Author: Emile Gaboriau
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 170,910 / 482 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.3
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,375
mnybks.net#: 2729
Origin: gutenberg.org

From the first moment when Mile. Henriette is discovered in her little room in the garret trying to commit suicide, in the first chapter, until the climax of Sarah Brandon's schemes in the last, there is a series of daring plots and startling incidents.

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antlepiece, and quietly slipped out. Some of the others followed her example; but they left nothing. When Papa Ravinet had finished his little speech, there was nobody left but the two ladies who lived on the first floor, and the concierge and his wife. The two ladies, moreover, looked at each other in great embarrassment, as if they did not know what their curiosity might cost them. Had the shrewd man foreseen this noble abandonment of the poor girl? One would have fancied so; for he smiled bitterly, and said,--

"Excellent hearts--pshaw!"

Then, shrugging his shoulders, he added,--

"Luckily, I deal in all possible things. Wait a minute. I'll run down stairs, and I'll be back in a moment with all that is needed. After that, we shall see what can be done."

The face of the concierge's wife was a picture. Never in her life had she been so much astonished.

"They have changed Papa Ravinet, or I am mad."

The fact is, that the man was not exactly considered a benevolent and generous mortal. They tol

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

Not a lot of mystery in this gem, but a good story full of greed, deceit,jealousy, despair, attempted assassination, true love and perseverance, and finally revenge. A well-told story worthy of a read.


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