The Case of the Angry Mourner Author:Erle Stanley Gardner "This is the damnedest case I've ever handled!" said Perry Mason. — "What kind of a case?" asked Della Street. — "Murder," Mason replied. — "Who was murdered?" — "A wolf," said Perry Mason, "and that's the queer part. You see, Arthur Cushing tried to seduce Carlotta Adrian. Carlotta's mother thinks her daughter shot him in self-defense. But Carlotta... more » thinks her mother killed Cushing for revenge."
"Which means," said Della Street, "that if you defend either of them, you may be defending a guilty client."
"That," said Perry Mason, "is a chance every lawyer has to take."« less