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The Jewel of Seven Stars

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Author: Bram Stoker
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,949 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: PR
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 5,396
mnybks.net#: 6695
Origin: gutenberg.org

The story of a mummy's curse, twice adapted to film.

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eman came, and sent a message to the station; and very soon the Superintendent was here. Then you came."

There was a long pause, and I ventured to take her hand for an instant. Without a word more we opened the door, and joined the Superintendent in the hall. He hurried up to us, saying as he came:

"I have been examining everything myself, and have sent off a message to Scotland Yard. You see, Mr. Ross, there seemed so much that was odd about the case that I thought we had better have the best man of the Criminal Investigation Department that we could get. So I sent a note asking to have Sergeant Daw sent at once. You remember him, sir, in that American poisoning case at Hoxton."

"Oh yes," I said, "I remember him well; in that and other cases, for I have benefited several times by his skill and acumen. He has a mind that works as truly as any that I know. When I have been for the defence, and believed my man was innocent, I was glad to have him against us!"

"That is high praise, si

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2012.03.01
Thomasjosewand
*****

The jewel of the seven stars. Is an excellent novel. I think that it is even better than dracula. It's starting and progressin are good. It's ending is rather bad. It is heard that, it once have a very terible climax that have been replaced by the protest from the readers


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