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The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux
The Mystery of the Yellow Room
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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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486449289 (0486449289)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Joseph Rouletabille (#1)
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3.5 The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux
"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...
Tannat
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2.0 Le mystère de la chambre jaune par Gaston Leroux
Grosso modo : meh. Mlle Mathilde Stangerson is attacked at night in her yellow bedroom and the perpetrator magically escapes without anyone seeing him. Her room is literally locked and there is no other means of access. Enter Joseph Rouletabille, the 18-year-old reporter who aims to beat the polic...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 The Mystery of the Yellow Room
Even though this was not a long book, I took my time with it. I love locked room mystery novels and I had notes and highlights all through the version of the Kindle book that I own. Written in 1908, "The Mystery of the Yellow Room" is one of the first locked room mystery crime novels. The same man w...
Bettie's Books
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3.0 The Mystery of the Yellow Room (Joseph Rouletabille #1) by Gaston Leroux
bookshelves: published-1907, spring-2012, mystery-thriller, fradio, radio-4x, classic Read from April 13 to 15, 2012 How was a woman shot at, knocked unconscious and left for dead in a locked room? How could a crime take place in a locked room which shows no sign of being entered? Nearly a cen...
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