Mammon Author:Christopher Percival Wren Mammon — By Percival Christopher Wren — Author of "Beau Geste," "Beau Sabreur," "Beau Ideal," etc. — A novel by the master story-teller whose tales of the Geste brothers have thrilled more than a million readers. A murder mystery that grips the attention and keeps you guessing. A final confession, given falteringly on the hot African sands, that br... more »ings a surprising solution. An idyll of youth and love at the seaside that ends in a tragic courtroom scene, a tense murder trial.
The story revolves about a mysterious steel trunk, with gruesome contents; about a sensitive young man, and a romantic girl; about a too-good woman, and a Fate that wove its fantastic threads into a hangman's noose.
Although Major Wren has turned from the Foreign Legion to give us a new sort of tale, he invests it with the same glamour, the same entertainment, for which his "Beau" books are noted.« less