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Find the Clock
Harry Stephen Keeler
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Find the Clock

3.56  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Two Newspaper Men Unearth the Swindling Conspiracy Of A Daring Criminal Band

"Jeffrey Darrell, special writer for the 'Call,' was close on the trail of a big story which he thought might lead him, in the end, to Carl von Tresseler, the 'Blonde Beast of Bremen' who had made a name for himself as a paragon of bestial cruelty as head of the great Innesbaden prison camp during
Published June 1925 by Hutchinson & Co (first published 1925)
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Aug 13, 2014 Oscar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Las novelas de Keeler son un género en sí mismas. Mediante su técnica narrativa, llamada Webwork Plot o argumento en forma de telaraña, imagina un misterio irresoluble, un crimen o un delito. A partir de este hecho, Keeler teje en todas direcciones una trama en la que se entrecruzan situaciones y personajes. De esta manera, el lector puede esperar de todo.

‘Hallad el reloj’ (Find the Clock, 1925), comienza de un modo intrigante, con el doctor Landrau haciendo una extraña propuesta a la joven Lily
Not actually finished - not rated.
Just abandoned due to the missing pages.
That's the problem with buying job lots of antique books by the same author from one shop - some are not in anywhere near as good condition as others.
Hopefully I can find another copy, or maybe get one printed to order for the sake of 5 pages, and continue because I was really enjoying it.
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Born in Chicago in 1890, Keeler spent his childhood exclusively in this city, which was so beloved by the author that a large number of his works took place in and around it. In many of his novels, Keeler refers to Chicago as "the London of the west." The expression is explained in the opening of Thieves' Nights (1929):

"Here ... were seemingly the same hawkers ... selling the same goods ... here t
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