Droll, finely crafted whodunit from one of England’s most popular writer’s sparkles with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an amusing cast of characters. Amateur detectives Antony Gillingham and his chum Bill Beverley investigate the disappearance of their genial host after a mysterious... read more
CHAPTER I. Mrs. Stevens is Frightened
CHAPTER II. Mr. Gillingham Gets Out at the Wrong Station
CHAPTER III. Two Men and a Body
CHAPTER IV. The Brother from Australia
CHAPTER V. Mr. Gillingham Chooses a New Profession
CHAPTER VI. Outside Or Inside?
CHAPTER VII. Portrait of a Gentleman
CHAPTER VIII. "Do You Follow Me, Watson?"
CHAPTER IX. Possibilities of a Croquet Set
CHAPTER X. Mr. Gillingham Talks Nonsense
CHAPTER XI. The Reverend Theodore Ussher
CHAPTER XII. A Shadow on the Wall
CHAPTER XIII. The Open Window
CHAPTER XIV. Mr. Beverley Qualifies for the Stage
CHAPTER XV. Mrs. Norbury Confides in Dear Mr. Gillingham
CHAPTER XVI. Getting Ready for the Night
CHAPTER XVII. Mr. Beverley Takes the Water
CHAPTER XVIII. Guess-work
CHAPTER XIX. The Inquest
CHAPTER XX. Mr. Beverley is Tactful
CHAPTER XXI. Cayley's Apology
CHAPTER XXII. Mr. Beverley Moves On
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