The latest in a new series of classic detective stories from the vaults of HarperCollins is a reissue of one of literature's most audacious and thought-provoking novels of murder and intrigue, performed by Richard E. Grant. Includes John Inglisham's foreword from the original Detective Story Club edition. The Detective Story Club, launched by Collins in 1929, was a clearing house for the best and most ingenious crime stories of the age, chosen by a select committee of experts.
Stevensons (1850-1894) Meistererzählung spielt auf Samoa. Der Matrose Keawe erwirbt eine Flasche, die von einem teuflischen Dämon bewohnt wird.
"Here is a nice thing for a lady now - this hand-glass: fifteenth century; comes from a good collection, too; but I reserve the name of my customer, who was just like yourself, my dear sir, the nephew and sole heir of a remarkable collector." The dealer, while he thus ran on in his dry and biting voice, had stooped to take the object from its place; and, as he had done so, a shock had passed through Markheim.
"This Narrator Rocks!!!"