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Behind the Crimson Blind: Another Adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale
Behind the Crimson Blind Another Adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale Author:Carter Dickson The incomparable Sir Henry Merrivale - genius, roue, master of hocus pocus - flummoxes a jewel thief in Behind the Crimson Blind. Immediately on arrival in Tangier, Sir Henry is whisked away to the hilltop home of the chief of police. There he is presented with a problem that has floored the best brains of Europe. — A modern Robin Hood is on the... more » loose flitting from Paris to Brussels to Lisbon...perhaps to Tangier...taking his loot in uncut diamonds and bills of small denomination. Outraged by a certain fiery brunette who questions his abilities, Sir Henry announces that he will solve the case within forty-eight hours.
As usual in a Carter Dickson mystery, this is a splendid and seemingly insoluble puzzle. But the Old Man comes blazing through like the Hope Diamond.« less