The Return of Clubfoot

The Return of Clubfoot

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The Return of Clubfoot by Valentine Williams

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The Return of Clubfoot

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across the door," said a weak voice from the corner where the sick man lay; "would you be good enough to put it down? I don't want us to be disturbed...."

He cast an apprehensive glance at the window. I fitted the rough beam across the door and approached the couch. It was merely a bed of maize stalks.

"You're very ill, I'm afraid," I said pulling over one of the boxes and seating myself by the Englishman. "Have you seen a doctor?"

The vagrant waved his hand in a deprecatory manner.

"My dear fellow," he said--and again I noted the refinement in his voice,--"no sawbones can help me. I never held with them much anyway. Luisa got paid to-day--she washes at Bard's, you know (it was she who told me you were here)--and so I've got some medicine...."--he touched a little pannikin which stood on the floor at his side--"it's all that keeps me alive now that I can't get the 'snow!'"

I recognised the name which the drug traffic gives to cocaine.

The sick man was rent by

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I always feel immersed in the story, part of the action when reading a book by this author. Another page turner involving Secret Service agent Desmond Okewood facing off in a game of wits against Dr Grundt, the evil \\\"man with a clubfoot\\\". This time it\\\'s peacetime and they are both after hidden buried treasure on a deserted island. What fun!
I always feel immersed in the story, part of the action when reading a book by this author. Another page turner involving Secret Service agent Desmond Okewood facing off in a game of wits against Dr Grundt, the evil "man with a clubfoot". This time it's peacetime and they are both after hidden buried treasure on a deserted island. What fun!
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