Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee

Percival Bland's Proxy and The Missing Mortgagee

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These are two short stories from the collection THE GREAT PORTRAIT MYSTERY: "PERCIVAL BLAND'S PROXY" and "THE MISSING MORTGAGEE", wherein the brilliant medical investigator, Dr. Thorndyke, solves murderous crimes.

Percival Bland was an uncommon criminal. He knew that his continual passing of counterfeit banknotes would eventually catch up with him, so he had a plan--precautions against the inevitable catastrophe. We can understand why he has created an alternate persona,… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1918

Word count: 18,509 words (≈ about 1 hour)

Source: Project Gutenberg Australia

License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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