Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Doctor of Pimlico

Being the Disclosure of a Great Crime

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,208 / 184 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,744
Added to site: 2007.09.18
mnybks.net#: 18279
Origin: gutenberg.org

A fantastic mystery novel involving a practicing surgeon who is also a master criminal -- and head of an international band of outlaws!

Show Excerpt

n frontier and in Egypt.

Her father had been British Minister at the Hague, and afterwards at Stockholm, but after his death her mother had married Sir Hugh, and had become Lady Elcombe. Nowadays, however, the latter was somewhat of an invalid, and seldom left their London house in Hill Street. Therefore, Enid was usually chaperoned by Mrs. Caldwell, wife of the well-known K.C., and with her she generally spent her winters on the Continent.

Blanche, Sir Hugh's daughter by his first wife, had married Paul Le Pontois, who had been a captain in the 114th Regiment of Artillery of the French Army during the war, and lived with her husband in France. She seldom came to England, though at frequent intervals her father went over to visit her.

When Walter Fetherston took his seat beside Enid Orlebar at the luncheon table a flood of strange recollections crowded upon his mind--those walks along the Miramar, that excursion to Pampeluna, and those curious facts which she had unwittingly revealed to h

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 1 from 1 reviews: *
2013.09.03
Dai Alanye
*....

Possibly I'm being over-critical, but this is far too melodramatic, and the premise too unlikely for my taste.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Pamela Fagan Hutchins loves to jog with her dogs and goat, have yoga sessions with her husband and enjoy life while writing awesome romantic mysteries. In this interview, Hutchins reveals how she creates her characters, how she manages to work on three books at a time and which male character in her books is most like her husband.
Read full interview...