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The Melody of Death
     

The Melody of Death

by Edgar Wallace
 

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ON the night of May 27, 1911, the office of Gilderheim, Pascoe and Company, diamond merchants, of Little Hatton Garden, presented no unusual appearance to the patrolling constable who examined the lock and tried the door in the ordinary course of his duty. Until nine o'clock in the evening the office had been occupied by Mr. Gilderheim and his head clerk, and a

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ON the night of May 27, 1911, the office of Gilderheim, Pascoe and Company, diamond merchants, of Little Hatton Garden, presented no unusual appearance to the patrolling constable who examined the lock and tried the door in the ordinary course of his duty. Until nine o'clock in the evening the office had been occupied by Mr. Gilderheim and his head clerk, and a plain-clothes officer, whose duty was to inquire into unusual happenings, had deemed that the light in the window on the first floor fell within his scope, and had gone up to discover the reason for its appearance. The 27th was a Saturday, and it is usual for the offices in Hatton Garden to be clear of clerks and their principals by three at the latest.

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ISBN-13:
9781471606588
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
02/21/2012
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
498,026
File size:
414 KB

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English author Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875 - 1932) joined the army at 21 and was a war correspondent for Reuters. He died during the drafting of King Kong (1933).

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