The Mysterious Card

The Mysterious Card

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(This has been called one of the two most famous riddle stories of all time, along with "The Lady, or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton.)

Burwell, a New Yorker in Paris, during intermission at the Folies Bergère, is inconspicuously given a card by a charming, elegant lady passing by his table with a gentleman. The card bore some French words written in purple ink. Not knowing that language, he was unable to make out the meaning. He returned at once to his hotel to inquire… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1895

Word count: 3,536 words (≈ 14 minutes)

Source: Manybooks.net

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