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The Mysterious Chinaman [Kindle Edition]

J. S. Fletcher
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Book Description

As James Cranage stood on the Clarence Pier at Portsmouth, he noticed a big, heavily-built man grasping a scrap of twisted paper, and looking around him, obviously annoyed and uncertain. Anxious to earn a shilling, Cranage approached him and asked if he could be of any assistance.
The stranger started nervously, but after a moment's hesitation he thrust he bit of paper and a sovereign into Cranage's hand, with whispered instructions as to its delivery.
From than moment Cranage becomes involved in an amazing series of murders, whilst in the background lurks a mysterious, sinister Chinaman...

From J. S. Fletcher, one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Golden Age, a compelling mystery story rich in plot twists and action. An evergreen classic worth rediscovering.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 534 KB
  • Print Length: 207 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00GS4T67A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #187,797 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars the mysterious chinaman 29 April 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
did not enjoy this book very much. found it too detailed and lots of people in it. some came in story and seem to go no where at all. not for me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars strange 11 Feb. 2014
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very good though what you expect from the writer very involved and a simple solution to end the tale very good
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5.0 out of 5 stars has opened up a source of excellent, light 14 Dec. 2014
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The discovery of J S Fletcher, of whom I had previously never heard, has opened up a source of excellent, light, crime novels of the 1920s. Really pleased
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