The Hand in the Dark

The Hand in the Dark

in EPUB, anche disponibile per Kindle o in PDF

Quest'opera è disponibile unicamente nei Paesi in cui il copyright è Life+70 e negli Stati Uniti.

Excerpt:

Seen in the sad glamour of an English twilight, the old moat-house, emerging from the thin mists which veiled the green flats in which it stood, conveyed the impression of a habitation falling into senility, tired with centuries of existence. Houses grow old like the race of men; the process is not less inevitable, though slower; in both, decay is hastened by events as well as by the passage of Time.

The moat-house was not so old as English country-houses… (più)

Commenti (1 commento) Registrati per aggiungere un commento


craigadams49
craigadams49
Sab 13 Feb 2010, 02:43:52 +0100

I found this old mystery overly-long and disappointing. At first, I enjoyed the complex sentences (no one would write in this style nowadays) and the set-up of the story. The characters are well drawn and interesting. About half-way through the book, however, Rees introduces his detective, Colwyn - it's all tedious and downhill from there. Colwyn is a preposterous and uninteresting character. Colwyn finally tricks the guilty party into confessing the crime in detail. While I did not like this… (più)



Dettagli del libro  


Lingua: Inglese

Pubblicato in: 1920

Numero di parole: 106,447 parole (≈ circa 7 ore)

Fonte: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: Quest'opera è disponibile unicamente nei Paesi in cui il copyright è Life+70 e negli Stati Uniti.


Trova oggetti simili  


>
>
>

Preferiti (0)

Downloads (4,314)

samjam1
vegasdi