The Stillwater Tragedy
by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
This novel is believed to be the first in which a detective appears in English literature. The story is about a murder accusation. Aldrich writes in a straightforward, realistic style with stunningly majestic language. Full of suspense and thrill, the book is an interesting and enjoyable reading experience.
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