Peter Ruff and the Double Four

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim (Anthony Partridge)
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 118,984 / 338 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,782
mnybks.net#: 5369
Origin: gutenberg.org

Title in England: The Double Four. Deals with a shrewd detective and a mysterious secret society.

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r. Will you have something to eat? I finished dinner an hour ago, but - "

"Thank you," Fitzgerald interrupted, "I supped - extremely well in Streatham!"

"In Streatham!" she repeated. "Why, how did you get there? The fog is awful."

"Fogs do not trouble me," Fitzgerald answered. "I walked. I could have done it as well blindfold. I will take a whisky and soda, if I may."

She led him to an easy-chair.

"I will mix it myself," she said.

Without being remarkably good-looking, she was certainly a pleasant and attractive-looking young woman. Her cheeks were a little pale; her hair - perfectly natural - was a wonderful deep shade of soft brown. Her eyes were long and narrow - almost Oriental in shape - and they seemed in some queer way to match the room; he could have sworn that in the firelight they flashed green. Her body and limbs, notwithstanding her extreme slightness, were graceful, perhaps, but with the grace of the tigress. She wore a green silk dressing jacket, pulled

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A series of short stories about Gentleman Criminal and Master of Disguise Peter Ruff.

In Part 1, Ruff devotes himself to embarrassing a police detective who caused him some problems and stole his woman.

Part 2 turns from crime to politics and international intrigue as Peter joins a secret society to battle the wily German spy, Bernadine.

Light hearted with a bit of romance along with the action and fancy pants English dialogue. Worth reading.


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