The Vanished Messenger

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim (Anthony Partridge)
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,928 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,422
mnybks.net#: 5371
Origin: gutenberg.org

What resulted when the Powers conspired against England.

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ked missing the train. I am due at The Hague to-morrow."

Mr. John P. Dunster moved his position a little. The light from a rain-splashed gas lamp shone now full upon the face of his suppliant: a boy's face, which would have been pleasant and even handsome but for the discontented mouth, the lowering forehead, and a shadow in the eyes, as though, boy though he certainly was in years, he had already, at some time or another, looked upon the serious things of life. His nervousness, too, was almost grotesque. He had the air of disliking immensely this asking a favour from a stranger. Mr. Dunster appreciated all these things, but there were reasons which made him slow in granting the young man's request.

"What is the nature of your pressing business at The Hague?" he asked.

The youth hesitated.

"I am afraid," he said grimly, "that you will not think it of much importance. I am on my way to play in a golf tournament there."

"A golf tournament at The Hague!" Mr. Dunster repeated, i

Reviews

Average Rating of 3.8 from 4 reviews: ****
2011.04.21
todd
***..

I liked this. The bad guy is very creepy and oppressive.

2011.04.03
Chris Wilkinson
****.

An excellent read. I've read a couple of Mr Oppenheim's books now and am finding them very enjoyable and interesting. Sort of a literary "film noir".

2010.11.29
Joan Thompson
****.

This book is hard to put down. It keeps you moving along with the characters and wondering how it will all end.

2010.11.05
kadhillac
****.

I liked this book. Always kept the reader guessing. Very interesting characters.


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