The Narrative of Mr. James Rigby

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Author: Arthur Morrison
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,574 / 29 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,218
Added to site: 2007.10.26
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remote parts of the earth and hoped to be lost and forgotten, but who had been shadowed and slain with barbarous ferocity in their most trusted hiding-places. Wherever Italians were, there was apt to be a branch of one of the societies, and one could never tell where they might or might not turn up. The two Italian forecastle hands on board at that moment might be members, and might or might not have some business in hand not included in their signed articles.

I asked if he had ever come into personal contact with either of these societies or their doings.

"With the Camorra, no, though I know things about them that would probably surprise some of them not a little. But I have had professional dealings with the Maffia -- and that without coming off second-best, too. But it was not so serious a case as your father's; one of a robbery of documents and blackmail."

"Professional dealings?" I queried.

Dorrington laughed. "Yes," he answered. "I find I've come very near to letting the cat

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2009.07.04
Iris Zawilski
*****

Well written and engrossing, like all of Morrison's stories. I often delete mysteries after a few chapters because the writers are hacks who are deservedly unknown. Morrison is always definitely worth the download.

This story was my introduction to Dorrington. I shall say no more about him!


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