The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
by Fergus Hume
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2010
On the twenty-seventh day of July, at the hour of twenty minutes to two o’clock in the morning, a hansom cab drove up to the police station in Grey Street, St. Kilda, and the driver made the startling statement that his cab contained the body of a man who he had reason to believe had been murdered.
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by Fergus Hume - Sampson Low, Marston & Co
A mystery thriller set in England and India concerning a golden bracelet, a sacred ornament taken from a Hindu idol, worn by a young English gentleman born and raised in India. Fergusson Wright Hume was a prolific English novelist.
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This book is quite up to the level of the high standard which Mr. Hume has set for himself in 'The Mystery of a Hansom Cab' and 'The Rainbow Feather'. It is a brilliant, stirring adventure, showing the author's prodigious inventiveness.
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This well-done murder mystery was acclaimed by the New York Times Book Review. It begins with a rich old woman found death in her chair and not a clue to the murderer. Then so many clues turn up that even the story-book detective is bewildered.
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