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Uncle Abner The Doomdorf Mystery

4.29  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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Published October 1st 1978 by Amereon Limited (first published June 1978)
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William
Dec 17, 2016 William rated it really liked it
I can't remember how I stumbled upon this terrific set of mystery stories. Regardless, the 4.55 average goodreads rating is exactly what I would give it. I might have gotten to five stars had I not had to read it on a Kindle, which is simply a less connected experience than a physical book. And the prose is a bit archaic, consistent with the early 20th century when this was written. Be warned that this is not an easy read to track down. My local librarian did a national library search, to no ava ...more
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Apr 19, 2013 Amy rated it it was amazing
Wonderful short story! The characters were all fully formed and three dimensional, the writing was sharp, and the moral of the story was neat and full of truth. I think I need to seek out more Melville Davisson Post books.
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Melville Davisson Post (April 19, 1869–June 23, 1930) is an American author, born in Harrison County, West Virginia. He earned a law degree from West Virginia University in 1892, and was married in 1903 to Ann Bloomfield Gamble Schofield. Their only child, a son, died at eighteen months old and Mrs. Post died of pneumonia in 1919.

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“It is a law of the story-teller's art that he does not tell a story. It is the listener who tells it. The story-teller does but provide him with the stimuli.” 1 likes
“It is a world," he said, "filled with the mysterious joinder of accident!"
"It is a world," replied Abner, "filled with the mysterious justice of God!”
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