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The Mystery of Cloomber 0

The Mystery of Cloomber

The Mystery of Cloomber is a novel by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is narrated by John Fothergill West, a Scot who has moved with his family from Edinburgh to Wigtownshire to...

The Firm of Girdlestone 0

Chapter XXXVII: A Chase and a Brawl

It would be impossible to describe the suspense in which Tom Dimsdale lived during these weeks. In vain he tried in every manner to find some way of tracing the fugitives. He wandered aimlessly...

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Chapter XXXV: A Talk on the Lawn

That same evening Rebecca came down from London. Her presence was a comfort to Kate, for though she had never liked or trusted the girl, yet the mere fact of having some one of...

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Chapter XXXI: A Crisis at Eccleston Square

His father’s encouraging words had given Ezra Girdlestone fresh heart, and he had renewed his importunities with greater energy than ever. Never surely did any man devote every moment of his time more completely...

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Chapter XXV: A Change of Front

This episode had occurred about a fortnight before Ezra’s return from Africa, and was duly retailed to him by his father. “You need not be discouraged by that,” he said. “I can always keep...

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Chapter X: Dwellers in Bohemia

The residence of Major Tobias Clutterbuck, late of the 119th Light Infantry, was not known to any of his friends. It is true that at times he alluded in a modest way to his...

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Chapter VIII: A First Professional

Within a few weeks of his recovery from his accident Tom Dimsdale was to go up for his first professional examination, and his father, who had now retired from practice with a fair fortune,...

BESIDE IT SAT THE DEAD MAN, LEANING BACK IN HIS CHAIR. 0

The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot

In recording from time to time some of the curious experiences and interesting recollections which I associate with my long and intimate friendship with Mr. Sherlock Holmes, I have continually been faced by difficulties...