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William Tufnell Le Queux (1864-1927) was a British journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat, a traveller, a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeting at Doncaster in 1909, and a wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available. He studied painting in Paris. He was foreign editor of The Globe newspape ...more
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Thom Swennes
When a young man finds himself in a situation he neither understands nor knows how to escape from, you could have the nucleus of a good plot. Hugh Garfield returned from the Great War as a captain and started his post war life as an electrical engineer. After suffering a financial setback, he finds himself at the house of Oswald De Gex, a prominent and wealthy Englishman. While conversing with his host in the library they hear a woman scream and soon discover a young woman in a bedroom; dead. Os ...more
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Dec 02, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quite good, overall.
Julie
Mar 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A young veteran of war is drawn into a web of deceit and evil. After finding himself called in to a house to help a servant with his master, Hugh goes through a very strange experience and wakes up to find himself in a strange place one month later. He has to figure out the whole conspiracy and tale of what happened to him and to a young woman involved. In the process, he helps the police find some criminals and falls in love.

Gripping. Had me hooked in the first chapter. Strange and terrifying a
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Found myself enthralled by this mystery and satisfied with ending. Well narrated by Tom Weiss.

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Fun international rigmarole of a mystery in the style of its era. Worth a gander.
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William Tufnell Le Queux was born in London on 2 July 1864. His father, also William of Chateauroux, Indre, was a French draper's assistant and his mother was English.

He was educated in Europe and studied art under Ignazio Spiridon in Paris. He walked extensively in France and Germany and supported himself for a time writing for French newspapers. It was one of his sensational stories in 'The Peti
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