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3 edition of Doing the hansom found in the catalog.

Doing the hansom

Doing the hansom

a farce in one act

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Published by T.H. Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A. Harris
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15151626M

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The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, the best selling mystery of the nineteenth century. When a man is found dead in a hansom cab one of Melbourne’s leading citizens is accused of the murder. He pleads his innocence, yet refuses to give an alibi. A man is murdered in a hansom cab. But, who was the man who was last seen with him? The premise of this mystery is a bit thin, to sustain the novel for its entire length, and I felt the second half of the book dragged quite a bit. But, bear in mind that these types of mystery books were .

  In its original form, "The Mystery of a Hansom Cab" has reached the sale of , copies in this country, and some few editions in the United States of America. Notwithstanding this, the present publishers have the best of reasons for believing, that there are thousands of persons whom the book has never reached. The book was illustrated by the artist Eric Ravilious. At first glance Ravilious’ watercolours and woodblock illustrations seem to depict an unchanging rural England. Frontispiece from The Hansom Cab and the Pigeons, woodblock by Eric Ravilious, c His frontispiece for the book at first appears to give a literal expression to the books.


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Okay, true, this book has gaps. Some of the characters (Madge and Brian in particular) are very flat, and some of the characters like Mr. Gorby just inexplicably disappear from the text altogether, but nonetheless, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab is a surprisingly fast-paced and thrilling read for something marketed as the most popular book of !Reviews: Memoirs of a 20th Century Gentleman by James B Hansom is part one the story of a life.

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