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Title: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab.
Description: Melbourne Sun Books, 1971. Paperback, good condition, light foxing edges, covers lightly creased, light rubbing rear cover, fore-edge lightly marked, tiny tear cover near spine, minor edgewear. 224 pp. This book is an exciting and fascinating murder story - a forerunner of today's detective fiction. Originally published in 1887, the story is set in an era of flickering gaslights in Melbourne. The assassin leads detectives from the squalid slums of Little Bourke Street to the town house of a millionaire, and reveals blackmail and intrigue in the high social circles. ISBN: 0725101172.

Keywords: australian fiction, crime fiction, historical fiction, literature, classics, victoria, melbourne 0725101172

Price: AUD 15.00 = appr. US$ 10.38 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 26711

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