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Gaston Leroux: The Mystery of the Yellow Room Gaston Leroux: The Mystery of the Yellow Room

The ​young lady had just retired to her room when sounds of a struggle ensue, and cries of „Murder!” and revolver shots ring out. When her locked door is finally broken down by her father and a servant, they find the woman on the floor, badly hurt and bleeding. No one else is in the room. There is no other exit except through a barred window. How did the attacker escape? First published in 1907, this intriguing and baffling tale is a classic of early 20th-century detective fiction. At the heart of the novel is a perplexing mystery: How could a crime take place in a locked room which shows no sign of being entered?
Nearly a century after its initial publication, Leroux's landmark tale of foul play, deception, and unbridled ambition remains a blueprint for the detective novel genre. Written by the immortal author of „The Phantom of the Opera,” this atmospheric thriller is still a favorite of whodunit fans everywhere. „The finest locked room tale ever written.” – John Dickson… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 1907

LibriVox, 2009
Dover, New York, 2006
192 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780486449289 · ASIN: 0486449289

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