The Case of Janissary: A Short Story, Mystery/Detective Classic By Arthur Morrison! AAA+++

The Case of Janissary: A Short Story, Mystery/Detective Classic By Arthur Morrison! AAA+++

by Arthur Morrison

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The Case of Janissary: A Short Story, Mystery/Detective Classic By Arthur Morrison! AAA+++ by Arthur Morrison

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All was quiet, and the door opened at once to Dorrington's picklock, for there was nothing but the common tumbler rim-lock to secure it. Dorrington, being altogether an unscrupulous scoundrel, would have thought nothing of entering a man's room thus for purposes of mere robbery. Much less scruple had he in doing so in the present circumstances. He lit the candle in a little pocket lantern, and, having secured the door, looked quickly about the room. There was nothing unusual to attract his attention, and he turned to two bags lying near the dressing-table. One was the usual bookmaker's satchel, and the other was a leather travelling-bag; both were locked. Dorrington unbuckled the straps of the large bag and produced a slender picklock of steel wire, with a sliding joint, which, with a little skilful "humouring", turned the lock in the course of a minute or two. One glance inside was enough. There on the top lay a large false beard of strong red, and upon
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BN ID: 2940014198097
Publisher: BDP
Publication date: 04/04/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 59 KB

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