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A. E. W. Mason

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Book cover: At the Villa RoseAt the Villa Rose
by - Charles Scribner's Sons ,
In Aix les Bains during the early 20th century, Celia Harland, a beautiful young English girl down on her luck is befriended by a rich widow, Madame Dauvray, an addict of 'spiritualism', and stages seances for her benefactrix ...
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Book cover: The Broken RoadThe Broken Road
by - C. Scribner's sons ,
Set amid the Himalayan mountain passes, Broken Road brings to life a tale of adventure, daring rescue and the underlying menace of British political manoeuvres. Along the way, news from Mecca and a gift misunderstood cause mayhem from all concerned.
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Book cover: Witness for the DefenceWitness for the Defence
by - Hodder and Stoughton ,
A British barrister takes the witness stand after becoming embroiled in a shocking murder in colonial India. 'The Witness for the Defence' is a 1913 melodramatic novel by A.E.W. Mason. It was adapted by Mason from a 1911 play he had written.
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Book cover: The Four Corners of the WorldThe Four Corners of the World
by - C. Scribner's sons ,
Fascinating collection of short stories, including the following: The Clock, Green Paint, North of the Tropic of Capricorn, One of Them, Raymond Byatt, The Crystal Trench, The House of Terror, The Brown Book, The Refuge, Peiffer, The Ebony Box, etc.
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Book cover: The Four FeathersThe Four Feathers
by - Macmillan ,
Against the background of the Mahdist War, young Faversham disgraces himself by quitting the army, which friends perceive as cowardice, symbolised by the four white feathers. He redeems himself with acts of physical courage to save his friends.
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Book cover: The Affair at the Semiramis HotelThe Affair at the Semiramis Hotel
by - Charles Scribner's Sons ,
For the first time since she had entered the room Joan raised her head and looked at him. Her eyes were full of terror, and with the terror was mixed an incredulity as though she could not believe that that had happened which she knew had happened...
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