The Golden Web

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim (Anthony Partridge)
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,568 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 833
Added to site: 2011.06.19
mnybks.net#: 30193

The deed to a gold mine leads to murder, theft, blackmail ... and love.

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d I have spent a small fortune in cabling to the Cape. The conclusion I have come to is this. If Sinclair prosecutes his claim--and he means business--and goes to law, there is just a reasonable chance that he might win."

"A reasonable chance," Rowan repeated.

"It isn't only that, though," continued Deane. "There are other things to be taken into consideration. We don't want a lawsuit. Several of our smaller mines are doing rather badly just now, and we have been spending an immense amount of money upon developments. Any suspicion as to the validity of our title to the Little Anna Mine would be simply disastrous at the present moment. Our shares would have a tremendous drop, just at the time when we are least prepared for it."

"Where do I come in?" Rowan asked quietly.

"Sinclair," Deane said, "has only been in the country three days. He has no friends, he drinks most of the day, and he is staying at the Universal Hotel, where I imagine that he spends most of his time at the America

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2013.05.31
Dai Alanye
****.

Oppenheim creates some interesting characters, although his hero has such a store of self restraint as to be unbelievable. Too bad, also, that he couldn't offer better motivation to hide the blatant coincidences, always one of his weak points.

Has an intriguing moral dilemma and a worthwhile plot, however, until we come to the happy-ending-for-everyone portion.


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