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Author: Melville Davisson Post
ISBN13: 978-0883552049
Title: Strange Schemes of Randolph Mason
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Language: English
Category: Classics
Publisher: Hyperion Pr (June 1, 1975)
Pages: 280

Strange Schemes of Randolph Mason by Melville Davisson Post

Melville Davisson Post (April 19, 1869 – June 23, 1930) was an American author, born in Harrison County, West Virginia. Although his name is not immediately familiar to those outside of specialist circles, many of his collections are still in print, and many collections of detective fiction include works by him. Post's best-known character is the mystery solving, justice dispensing West Virginian backwoodsman, Uncle Abner.

Desperate, Richard turns to the mysterious lawyer Randolph Mason. A crooked genius, Mason doesn’t mind having a killer for a client, and will do whatever he can to help Richard escape justice. In this brilliantly original story collection, Mason follows the letter of the law while gleefully betraying its spirit. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Skilful lawyer, and courteous gentleman. The strange schemes of randolph mason. The Mountain School-Teacher. By Melville Davisson Post. Dwellers in the Hills. The Gilded Chair A Novel. The Man of Last Resort Or, The Clients of Randolph Mason. The Sleuth of St. James's Square.

Melville Davisson Post tried to create a new sort of book in the criminal justice genre, and did it by making a corrupt defense attorney the star. Randolph Mason either tells his clients how to destroy the evidence, or engage in extortion or robbery schemes which are technically legal. West Virginians might be interested in this book in particular. One of the stories is set there, and Post was from that state. The writing can be mediocre at times, and the stories are very dated today.

Melville Davisson Post is best known for his Uncle Abner stories, but he was a prolific author with several other series crime/detective characters. Randolph Mason appeared in three volumes of short stories as a scheming, shifty lawyer. In the first two, he was busily evading the working of justice; in the third volume he used his talents to correct injustice. This is the first volume of three. The Strange Schemes of Randolph - Melville Davisson Post. epub (22. KB, 331 views). Much more literary, Melville Davisson Post was a West Virginia gentleman. Also the stories are "legal", and the legal citations are given at the end of each story. My username is sort of arbitrary.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. The Complete Melville Davisson Post Book List.

Melville Davisson Post (1869-1930) was an American author, born in West Virginia. Although Post's name is not immediately familiar to those outside specialist circles, many of his collections are still in print and many collections of detective fiction include works by Post. His best-known character is the mystery-solving, justice dispensing Virginian backwoodsman, Uncle Abner

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.
Reviews: 5
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Pay careful attention to the page count. This version DOES NOT contain all of the stories of the hardcover original. In fact, it contains only ONE of Randolph Mason's "strange schemes".

If that were all- I would not down-rate the book. However- at the price- I would expect the one story to be free of omissions and completely missing lines.

It is not.

I cannot recommend this Kindle edition. If you are a fan of Melville Davisson Post, please do yourself a favor and wait for a better, more complete version of this eBook.
This writer is quite cynical of the Law. Obviously there are loopholes, finding them is a lifelong art. Because the Law prevails, we can rest assured that there are few Randolph Masons about.
Baring no resemblance to Perry Mason, turn of the century NYC lawyer Randolph Mason's clients are always guilty... and he helps them get away with murder and other assorted crimes in very clever ways. Fun short stories give you a glimpse into the late 1800s where the wealthy can get away with murder, after they pay Mason's fee.
He thought outside the box. It was very entertaining. I liked the character Randolph Mason because he was unique. Earl Stanley Gardner named Perry Mason after him.
Only contains the first story in the book. Not a good value. Better off reading it for free online.