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The Yellow Snake

Auhtor: Edgar Wallace

Language: english
Published: 1926

Genres:

fiction,  mystery detective
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Review by Joanna Daneman, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Yellow Snake':

... course which landed them eventually before that official whose unhappy duty it is to arrange the winding up of companies. It was in the course of ...
... brother, a wild, irresponsible youth, who had been employed by Narth Brothers, and had left hurriedly, carrying with him the cash contents of the safe???a ...
... twenty-one, all the Patricias are seventeen, and most of the Mary Anns are drawing their Old Age Pensions. And all the Cliffords are on the stage, ...
... Perhaps it was the full chin which gave Grahame St Clay his distinction. Certainly when he spoke he was like no Chinaman that Stephen Narth had ever ...
... 'My dear Narth.' There were only a dozen lines of neat writing: Since I met you today, I have heard that your niece, Miss Joan Bray has become engaged ...
... his eyes. That's fair, he admitted and now I'll tell you. I loved old Joe he saved my life twice. He was the dearest, most fantastical old romance-hound ...
... to live on, so you need have no qualms on the subject, my dear. I haven't, said Joan. Why he has repaired the Slaters' Cottage so extravagantly, ...
... a large reserve, he said at last, but a great deal of it really doesn't belong to us. You see, we had a very big business in Manchuria???we were bankers ...
... quickly, and she laughed. I've an infinite faith in the police, she said demurely. She heard him chuckle. The police? Yes, they're quite all ...
... but it is a fact, he said gravely. If Fing-Su could get that share, he would be able to kick me out, take complete control of the company, and ...
... and four how did you do it? The keen eyes were searching his very soul. You wouldn't have gone to Fing-Su's place, and rightly, because you would ...
... that there is a new pretender to the throne. Joe shook his head. I never did hold with Chinamen being trusted with rifles, he said. It demoralizes ...
... his instructions. It's bad for me health and it gets on me mind, said Joe loudly, keeping a guilty eye fixed upon the partner of whom he stood in ...
... which comes to everyone. Even to a man of fifty-one. There was no signature. Mabel's eyes were gleaming. How perfectly terribly romantic! she ...
... Ferroni had a trick of shrugging one shoulder. But you realize that if I do not please you I may lose my job? She had the awkwardness of a foreigner ...
... a bottle, and he went down to the floor like a log. The Yellow Snake Chapter 30 ? Joan Bray came to consciousness with a sensation that ...
... voyage. If they were discovered, Willing had the necessary authority to account for their presence and to conduct an eleventh-hour search for forbidden ...
... my faith and my brotherhood??? Somebody slipped a thing into his hand. It was a long, straight knife, razor-keen. Hold it above the figure, said ...
... suggestion, the heavy deadlights which covered the portholes were dropped and screwed into their places. This deprived them of a view of the forepart ...
... publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. (citation needed) He is most famous today as the co-creator of King ...