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The mystery of a hansom cat

Fergus Hume

The mystery of a hansom cat

by Fergus Hume

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Published in Dover .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published , London, Leisure Library 1935.

StatementFergus Hume.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20121841M

  A classic mystery/detective story in the Sherlock Holmes tradition, the hidden room suggested by the title of this book does not remain a mystery for very long as the book progresses. Brian sprang forward in astonishment. So at last the hansom cab mystery was to be cleared up. These sheets, no doubt, contained the whole narration of the crime, and how it was committed. "We will read it, of course," he said, hesitating, half hoping that Calton would propose to destroy it at once.5/6.

  Despite having an occasional interest in late 19th century detective novels which extends beyond Sherlock Holmes, I had never heard of Fergus Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansom Cab until very made discovering that it was the best-selling crime novel of the nineteenth century, and what’s more a book that as late as was listed by the Sunday Times as one of the best crime. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab | In the dead of night on a lonely Melbourne street, a cabbie discovers to his horror that his drunken passenger has been murdered -- poisoned with a chloroform-saturated handkerchief. The killer, his motive, and even the victim's identity are unknown.

  Mystery of the Hanging Cat of Greenwood & Queen Once long ago, above the door of a tavern at the northwest corner of Kingston Road and Greenwood's lane, there hung a sign. Now, most taverns had signs but this one was different. Forty years after the tavern closed people still remembered the sign described below.. Fergus Hume The Mystery of a Hansom Cab This is one for those of you who enjoy old and forgotten mysteries. Fergus Hume certainly doesn't seem to be a household name, at least in the circle I bumble around in, and as for old? Well, this book was first published yes, that's not a typo


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CHAPTER XXXIV - The hands of justice Calton’s voice faltered a little when he read those last sad words, and he laid the manuscript down on the table, amid a dead silence, which was first broken by.

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CHAPTER XVI - Missing The next day Kilsip called at Calton’s office late in the afternoon, and found the lawyer eagerly expecting him. Kilsip curled himself up in his seat like a sleek cat, and.Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. Publishers Description: When a cabdriver finds that his drunken passenger has been murdered, Samuel Gorby is .