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A Difficult Problem

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,957 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,392
Added to site: 2008.06.05
mnybks.net#: 21136
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ment, and during the few days which intervened before my departure, I was haunted by his face, which was like that of a man who had died from some overwhelming shock. But when I was once free of the town, especially after I arrived in New York, I forgot alike his misery and himself. Everything I saw was so beautiful! Life was so full of charm, and my uncle so delighted with me and everything I did! Then there was James Holmes, and after I had seen him--But I cannot talk of that. We loved each other, and under the surprise of this new delight how could I be expected to remember the man I had left behind me in that barren region in which I had spent my youth? But he did not forget the misery I had caused him. He followed me to New York: and on the morning I was married found his way into the house, and mixing with the wedding guests, suddenly appeared before me just as I was receiving the congratulations of my friends. At sight of him I experienced all the terror he had calculated upon causing, but remembering

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2009.04.07
Waldo Gemio
**...

Run-of-the-mill detection in which a murderer is tracked down by the unnamed narrator in record time. No surprises here.


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