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Maurice Leblanc: Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar

His portrait? How can I describe him? I have seen him twenty times and each time he was a different person; even he himself said to me on one occasion: “I no longer know who I am. I cannot recognise … Continue reading

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Louis Joseph Vance: The Bandbox

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I thought I’d have a go at the 1924 celebration at Stuck in a Book and Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings, so I did a hasty breakfast-time search on Project Gutenberg and downloaded The Bandbox for my week’s commuting. By the time I noticed … Continue reading

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Avery Hopwood: The Bat

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Late last year I read Mary Robert Rinehart’s ‘had I but known’ classic The Circular Staircase. I really took to the narrator, Miss Rachel Innes, who in her old age is ready for adventure. It’s… the story of how a middle-aged spinster … Continue reading

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