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The Case of the Registered Letter

Auguste Groner

Book Overview: 

A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .on, took possession of the rooms, and made a thorough examination of the premises. A letter found on the desk gave another proof, if such were needed, that this was not a case of suicide. This letter was in the handwriting of the dead man, and read as follows:

Dear Friend:

I appreciate greatly all the kindness shown me by yourself and your good wife. I have been more successful than I thought possible in overcoming the obstacles you know of. Therefore, I shall be very glad to join you day after to-morrow, Sunday, in the proposed excursion. I will call for you at 8 A.M.—the cab and the champagne will be my share of the trip. We'll have a jolly day and drink a glass or two to our plans for the future.

With best greetings for both of you,

Your old friend,

John

G——, Friday, Sept. 23rd.

An envelope, not yet addressed, lay beside this letter. It was clear that the man who penned t. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Another detective Muller mystery. This tale was rather a short one though, I think even the reader, upon Muller's explanation of the facts, could've solved the case...more

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Similar to other stories of the era in its style of writing. The characters are developed so they are not just flat 2-dimensional. It is fairly easy to figure out what is going on but it is an interesting read, particularly to read an early woman writer of detective fiction from another country.

Not exactly a detective one, as the author and detective agrees. Short, gripping, and wonderful revenge

Very interesting

This book reminds me of Sherlock Holmes and the style is similar yet different. In all still well written a stands strong in the character development and not ignored