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autor: Arthur Morrison

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2020-04-11
The Hole in the Wall - ebook/epub
The Hole in the Wall - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Morrison, a novelist and short-story writer, is most often remembered for a series featuring the detective Martin Hewitt, but before that, he wrote several grim and violent books about life in the London slums. The Hole in the Wall is one of the most gripping adventure stories ever written. Stephen Kemp goes to live with his mysterious grandfather after his mothers death, and is gradually drawn into the seedy world which Captain Nat Kemp inhabits...

The Red Triangle - ebook/epub
The Red Triangle - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Fourth and last collection of detective fiction featuring Martin Hewitt, a famous private detective whose methods closely resemble those of Sherlock Holmes. The plot lines of all six linked sensation stories in this collection center on the mystery of the Red Triangle, a group of villains known only from the Red Triangle left stamped on the heads of their victims, and the actions of Martin Hewitt and his narrator...

To London Town - ebook/epub
To London Town - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

A widow and her two children struggle to make ends meet in East London after their grandfather and provider is killed. First they are threatened by a sponging uncle and his friend Mr. Butson, a cadger of suppers, then by their new landlord Mr. Dunkin, a man who exudes a wealth of sympathy, a wealth that Mr. Dunkin squandered with no restraint but this, that it carried no other sort of wealth with it...

Divers Vanities - ebook/epub
Divers Vanities - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Arthur Morrison, who was English novelist, short story writer and journalist, wrote pioneering realistic narratives about working-class life in Londons East End. He is also celebrated for his exciting mystery stories, featuring the detective Martin Hewitt, who served as a natural successor to Sherlock Holmes. This comprehensive book presents Morrisons collection of short stories. The collection includes: Chance of the Game...

Fiddle oDreams and More - ebook/epub
Fiddle oDreams and More - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Morrisons literary reputation is mostly based on his realistic novels and short stories about slum life in London. In addition, he wrote detective fiction that is openly derivative of Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes stories. Possessed with a wide and free-ranging curiosity, Morrison wrote both fiction and nonfiction works on diverse subjects, from Japanese art to occultism, and participated in English literary life well into World War II...

Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Green Ginger is one of the humorous story from mixed collection of sixteen short stories by the author of the Martin Hewitt, Investigator series. Collects several mysteries, including a Cunning Murrell tale, also The Seller of Hate, a deal-with-the-Devil story, and The Chamber of Light, a humorous ghost story of psychic investigator driving the poor spectres to distraction. The stories are well written and definitely a product of their time and...

Tales of Mean Streets - ebook/epub
Tales of Mean Streets - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Tales of Mean Streets, published in 1894, is a collection of short stories describing the appalling conditions that many working people endured. These stories are a brilliant evocation of a narrow, close-knit community, that of the streets of Londons East End. Having lived and worked there, he author knew that East Enders were not a race apart, but ordinary men and women, scraping by perhaps, but neither criminals nor paupers...

The Dorrington Deed Box - ebook/epub
The Dorrington Deed Box - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

English writer Morrison chronicles the exploits of Horace Dorrington, a raconteur and scoundrel who hails from a very different social strata than the typical Victorian detective. Mr. Dorrington himself is a marvelous creation, charming and with no moral scruples whatsoever, clever, and entirely devoted to achieving as great a profit for himself as possible if this involves doing some honest detection...

The Green Eye of Goona - ebook/epub
The Green Eye of Goona - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Morrisons most popular books are probably his detective stories, featuring Martin Hewitt, a methodical investigator, who uses his ability to be thoroughly at home among any and every class of people to invite confidences in gathering evidence. Martin Hewitt stories are similar in style to those of Conan Doyle, cleverly plotted and very amusing. Morrison made two other forays into the detective field...

The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt - ebook/epub
The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Second collection of detective fiction concerning Martin Hewitt, a famous private detective whose methods closely resemble those of Sherlock Holmes. The anthology is composed of six short stories, mysteries investigated by the investigator Martin Hewitt, and narrated by his friend, Colonel Brett. An artists work is vindictively vandalized, and the artist is found murdered in his smoking room. Gold bullion totaling L10...

Martin Hewitt, Investigator - ebook/epub
Martin Hewitt, Investigator - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Martin Hewitt, Investigator is a collection of late Victorian short stories linked by the protagonist, Martin Hewitt. This book chronicles seven of Hewitts cases, and gave rise to his reputation as Englands second-best-detective. They are tales of impossible to solve crimes that Hewitt was able to crack by piecing together a few clues where the police detectives had failed. Like the Holmes stories...

A Child of the Jago - ebook/epub
A Child of the Jago - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

A Child of the Jago is London-born journalist Arthur Morrisons best known novel. It was first published in November 1896 and is set in a fictional East End slum known as the Jago, which Morrison based a real district called the Old Nichol. The novel recounts the brief life of Dicky Perrott, who is at heart full of humane instinct but his environment ensures his down fall. The Perrott family, and their friends and enemies...

The Adventures of Martin Hewitt - ebook/epub
The Adventures of Martin Hewitt - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-55%
Ventigo Media

Who else could have so quickly connected a partial sheet of music wrapped around a rock and tossed through a sitting room window with an infamous decades-old robbery? Would anyone else have taken seriously the fears of an eccentric old woman who swore thieves were after her most prized possession: a snuffbox fashioned from the actual wood of Noahs Ark? Englands greatest crime-solver Martin Hewitt uses his superior intellect and genial charm to unmask...

2020-03-21
Zig-Zags at the Zoo - ebook/epub
Zig-Zags at the Zoo - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison-20%
Ventigo Media

Arthur Morrison was a prolific journalist and author best known for his detective fiction that featured the lawyer-detective Martin Hewitt, who was the most successful rival to Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes. His realistic novels and stories are sober in tone, but the characters are portrayed with a Dickensian colorfulness. His attitude toward the people he described was paternalist, rather than radical...