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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

by Fergus Hume

2 ratings, 1 review

>“The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18–“Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and certainly the extraordinary murder which took place in Melbourne on Thursday night, or rather Friday morning, goes a long way towards verifying this saying. A crime has been committed by an unknown assassin, within a short distance of the principal streets of this great city, and is surrounded by an inpenetrable mystery. …“On the twenty-seventh day of July, at the hour of twenty minutes to two o’clock in the morning, a hansom cab drove up to the police station in Grey Street, St. Kilda, and the driver made the startling statement that his cab contained the body of a man who he had reason to believe had been murdered…” (Excerpt from the first chapter.)

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2 ratings, 1 review

Rose Palmer

December 28, 2014

I have been down sick in bed so I did enjoy this book.. I also enjoy the fact that Audio Book has a timer on the main page so I could set the time to the time my Meds kick in so I didn't miss any of this enjoyable book