The Spider

The Spider

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"When the student of medicine, Richard Bracquemont, decided to move into room #7 of the small Hotel Stevens, Rue Alfred Stevens (Paris 6), three persons had already hanged themselves from the cross-bar of the window in that room on three successive Fridays." The last of them was a police sergeant who had volunteered to sleep in the room to learn what happens that might explain the hangings, and somehow he met with the same fate. The medical student was aware of these… (more)

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SardoWeems (7 books)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:56:13 +0200

Quite a good, creepy story. After three men hang themselves in an apartment in three weeks, a medical student enlists the help of the police to solve the mystery. He survives the first week, but becomes odder and odder.

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Language: English

Published in: 1915

Word count: 7,623 words (≈ 30 minutes)

Source: Project Gutenberg Australia

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

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