This premium quality large print volume includes the complete and unabridged original classic version of Mary Roberts Rinehart's "The Man in Lower Ten" in a freshly edited and newly typeset edition. With a large 7.44"x9.69" page size, this Summit Classic Press edition is printed on heavyweight
This premium quality large print volume includes the complete and unabridged original classic version of Mary Roberts Rinehart's "The Man in Lower Ten" in a freshly edited and newly typeset edition. With a large 7.44"x9.69" page size, this Summit Classic Press edition is printed on heavyweight bright white paper with page headers a fully laminated cover featuring an original full color design. By increasing the page size along with the font size we are able to reduce printing costs and make this complete, unabridged large print edition, an exact counterpart of our standard edition, available at reasonable cost.
Also included in this edition are an original, detailed biography discussing the life and work of author Mary Roberts Rinehart and annotations, added sparingly, to assist the modern reader with particularly unusual words or usages.
"The Man in Lower Ten..."
""McKnight is gradually taking over the criminal end of the business. I never liked it, and since the strange case of the man in lower ten, I have been a bit squeamish. Given a case like that, where you can build up a network of clues that absolutely incriminate three entirely different people, only one of whom can be guilty, and your faith in circumstantial evidence dies of overcrowding. I never see a shivering, white-faced wretch in the prisoners' dock that I do not hark back with shuddering horror to the strange events on the Pullman car Ontario, between Washington and Pittsburg, on the night of September ninth, last...""
And so begins "The Man in Lower Ten," the first of Mary Roberts Rinehart's many classic mystery tales. Rinehart's characteristically complex plot twists and turns through a series of mysterious events, featuring forged documents, embezzlement, theft, a murder, mysterious intruders, an awkward romantic triangle, and, right in the middle of it all, an attorney whose average, everyday, uneventful life is disrupted when he becomes the victim, the suspect, and the sleuth ... all at the same time.
"Mary Roberts Rinehart"
Mary Roberts Rinehart (August 12, 1876-September 22, 1958) was a popular and successful American writer best known for her mysteries. Sometimes referred to as "the American Agatha Christie," Rinehart's first mystery novel actually appeared over a decade before Christie's. She is considered the originator of the "Had-I-But-Known" style of mystery, as well as the source of the phrase "The butler did it.
- الفئات: غموض و اثارة
- غلاف الكتاب: غلاف عادي
- لغة الكتاب: الانجليزية
- الكاتب: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Summit Classic Press, G. Edward Bandy
- الناشر: Createspace
- رقم ال ISBN: 9781493797677
- عدد الصفحات: 264
- لأبعاد (الارتفاع*العرض*العمق): 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.55 inches