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The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales

John Charles Dent

Book Overview: 

John Charles Dent, the author of the following remarkable stories, was born in Kendal, Westmorland, England, in 1841.

This collected work of his short fiction, contributed by their author at considerable intervals to different periodicals, was published posthumously. The stories themselves are delightfully anchored in the physical geography of Upper Canada (or in the case of ‘Gagtooth’s Image’, Illinois), and have a mystical and spooky air about them.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .He is not the only physician who mistakes cause for effect, and vice versa.

During the second week of my prostration, Mr. Marcus Weatherley absconded. This event so totally unlooked for by those who had had dealings with him, at once brought his financial condition to light. It was found that he had been really insolvent for several months past. The day after his departure a number of his acceptances became due. These acceptances proved to be four in number, amounting to exactly forty-two thousand dollars. So that that part of my uncle's story was confirmed. One of the acceptances was payable in Montreal, and was for $2,283.76. The other three were payable at different banks in Toronto. These last had been drawn at sixty days, and each of them bore a signature presumed to be that of Richard Yardington. One of them was for $8,972.11; another was for $10,114.63; and the third and last was for $20,629.50. A short sum in simple addition will show us the aggregate of th. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Great mystery stories although the last, and longest, Savareen’s Disappearance, was hard, emotionally, for me.

دلم می‌خواست یه جوری به این داستان‌های کانادایی وصل می‌کردم خودمو. حالا که اون آدم‌ها و خونه‌ها دیگه وجود ندارن و نمیشه رفت تماشاشون کرد، کاش حداقل میشد خودم رو به کتابش وصله بزنم. کاش میشد ترجمه‌اش کنم.