The Mystery of the Yellow Room
How could a crime take place in a locked room which shows no sign of being entered? Nearly a century after its initial publication, Leroux's landmark tale of foul play, deception, and unbridled ambition remains a blueprint for the detective novel genre. This atmospheric thriller is still a... show more
How could a crime take place in a locked room which shows no sign of being entered? Nearly a century after its initial publication, Leroux's landmark tale of foul play, deception, and unbridled ambition remains a blueprint for the detective novel genre. This atmospheric thriller is still a favorite of whodunit fans everywhere.
Publish date: 2006-04-07
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Read For School
, Mystery Thriller
, French Literature
Series: Joseph Rouletabille (#1)
Mon avis: https://nouw.com/cwidmann/le-bon-bout-de-sa-raison-30312574
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"The moon was shining brightly and I saw clearly that no one had touched the window. Not only were the bars that protect it intact, but the blinds inside of them were drawn, as I had myself drawn them early in the evening, as I did every day, though Mademoiselle, knowing that I was tired from the he...
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