Book Description This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. ... Read more
Book Description This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.Download Description Hastily waving for the men to go away, she applied remedies, and Madame soon revived. Vandeloup had gone outside with McIntosh, and was asking him about the robbery, and then told him in return about Villiers' movements on that night. Selina called them in again, as Madame wanted to hear all about her husband, and Vandeloup was just entering when he turned to McIntosh. ... Read more
Customer Reviews (1)
Australian SF Reader
Fergus Hume's Madame Midas is nowhere near the book that the famous Mystery of a Hansom Cab is. It is a pretty mundane story, without the various interesting characters and situations that happen in the latter. Definitely check the other book out first, or try something else.
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Book Description Fergus Hume was an early 20th English writer. Hume spent his childhood in New Zealand and then moved to Australia. In 1888 he moved to England and produced over 100 novels and numerous short stories. His mystery stories are considered to be the precursors of the modern detective story. In the 1800's Hume's detective stories out sold Sherlock Holmes novels. This adventure takes place on the streets of Melbourne when a driver of a Hansom cab pulls up to a police station and announces he has the body of what appears to be the victim of a murder. ... Read more