The Mystery of 31 New Inn

The Mystery of 31 New Inn : A Dr John Thorndyke Mystery Novel: (R Austin Freeman Classic Collection)

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It was nearly nine o'clock. The noisy little clock on the mantelpiece announced the fact, and, by its frantic ticking, seemed as anxious as I to get the consultation hours over. I glanced wistfully at my mud-splashed boots and wondered if I might yet venture to assume the slippers that peeped coyly from under the shabby sofa. I even allowed my thoughts to wander to the pipe that reposed in my coat pocket. Another minute and I could turn down the surgery gas and shut the outer door. The fussy little clock gave a sort of preliminary cough or hiccup, as if it should say: "Ahem! ladies and gentlemen, I am about to strike." And at that moment, the bottle-boy opened the door and, thrusting in his head, uttered the one word: "Gentleman."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.11mm | 240.4g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507755600
  • 9781507755600

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