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The Quests Of Paul Beck by M. McDonnell Bodkin First Softcover Edition C. Arthur Pearson Ltd 1908. No marks or inscriptions. Contents unblemished throughout. No loose or damaged pages and covers still firmly affixed. A bright near fine copy.

Paul Beck is a barrister with a keen intellect and a knack for solving mysteries. In this collection of short stories, he uses his skills to investigate a variety of cases, from the disappearance of a valuable ruby to the murder of a prominent businessman. In the first story, "The Rape of the Ruby," Beck is tasked with recovering a stolen ruby from a notorious criminal. He tracks the ruby to a hotel in London, where he must use all of his cunning and wit to outsmart the thief. In the second story, "The Case of the Missing Will," Beck is called in to investigate the disappearance of a will that leaves a large fortune to a young woman. He soon discovers that there are many people who would benefit from the will's disappearance, and he must carefully sift through the evidence to identify the culprit. In the third story, "The Mystery of the Murdered Man," Beck is hired to defend a man who has been accused of murder. Beck believes that his client is innocent, and he sets out to prove it. He uncovers a complex web of secrets and lies, and he must use all of his skills to bring the real killer to justice. The Quests of Paul Beck is a collection of well-written and suspenseful mystery stories. Bodkin's characters are complex and believable, and his plots are both clever and engaging. Fans of classic detective fiction will enjoy this collection of stories.

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The Quests Of Paul Beck by M. McDonnell Bodkin First Softcover Edition C. Arthur Pearson Ltd 1908

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