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The Case of the Registered Letter

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Language: English
Wordcount: 14,814 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,134
Added to site: 2005.03.22
mnybks.net#: 10067

Translated by Grace Isabel Colbron. Joseph Muller, Secret Service detective of the Imperial Austrian police, is one of the great experts in his profession...

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give a fair portrayal of Muller's peculiar method of working, his looking on himself as merely an humble member of the Department, and the comedy of his acting under "official orders" when the Department is in reality following out his directions.


THE CASE OF THE REGISTERED LETTER

by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner


"Oh, sir, save him if you can--save my poor nephew! I know he is innocent!"

The little old lady sank back in her chair, gazing up at Commissioner von Riedau with tear-dimmed eyes full of helpless appeal. The commissioner looked thoughtful. "But the case is in the hands of the local authorities, Madam," he answered gently, a strain of pity in his voice. "I don't exactly see how we could interfere."

"But they believe Albert guilty! They haven't given him a chance!"

"He cannot be sentenced without sufficient proof of his guilt."

"But the trial, the horrible trial--it will kill him--his heart is weak. I thought--I thought you might sen

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