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The Circular Staircase - Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Circular Staircase
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting,... show more
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
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Format: hardcover
Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill
Pages no: 362
Edition language: English
Category:
Classics, Mystery
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.0 The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
I read this as a buddy read, but went on vacation at about the halfway point. My hotel wifi was pretty worthless, so I wasn't able to login while I was Disneylanding - and Disneyland isn't really a place for internet activity, in any case, because by the time I'd get back to my room, I was so exhaus...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.5 The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
This was a quaint old mystery, and the writing was suffused with a surprising amount of humour (it helped birth the “character sets pocket on fire with pipe” shelf). Originally published in 1908, the narrator is an elderly spinster who gets mired in a murder investigation when she leases a house in ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Circular Staircase
My second read of this book and it's almost as good as the first. I continue to like Rachel; I'd like to think she comes closest to how I'd act in a parallel situation. The humour held up too and I still marvel at Rinehart keeping all the plot points of her story straight. I've read too many c...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Circular Staircase
I flew through the last 60% of this mystery. Written in 1908 the novel didn´t feel dated and it´s acually been an awful lot of fun to read this book, especially since the main character has a wonderfully dry humour and a whole lot of the other characters are suffering from severe cases of superstiti...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.5 The Circular Staircase
Wow, this was so not the book I was expecting! Middle-aged spinster Rachel Innes leases a country house for the summer. Her plans for a restful vacation are soon interrupted by niece and nephew and, unaware that the old house hides a sinister secret, they unwittingly set off a chain of mysterious ...
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