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ISBN:0755117514
Author: A.E.W. Mason
ISBN13: 978-0755117512
Title: The Prisoner In The Opal (Inspector Hanaud)
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Category: Thrillers and Suspense
Publisher: House of Stratus; New edition edition (January 2, 2009)
Pages: 372

The Prisoner In The Opal (Inspector Hanaud) by A.E.W. Mason



Clearly a case for Inspector Hanaud or the Surete and his English friend Mr. Ricardo. Can Hanaud solve the two mysteries in time to prevent a second murder? Reade The scene is the south of France. An English lady has been murdered and a beautiful American girl has disappeared. Discovered is a body with a severed hand and an opal bracelet somehow connected to devil worship. He also wrote five detective novels featuring Inspector Hanuad of the Sûreté. The Prisoner in the Opal was the third in this series, appearing in 1928, and is probably the best-known. It’s an interesting combination of the golden age detective story and the occult.

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 – 22 November 1948) was an English author and politician. He is best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime, The Four Feathers and is also known as the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective who was an early template for Agatha Christie's famous Hercule Poirot

Can Hanaud solve the two mysteries in time to prevent a second murder? Readers will be kept in a constant state of mystification until the surprising denouement. 410 pages, with a reading time of ~. 5 hours (102,617 words), and first published in 1928. An opal luminously opaque, so that I was dimly aware of another world outside mine, terrible and alarming to the prisoner in the opal. It was what is called a fire opal, for every now and then a streak of crimson, bright as the flash of a rifle on a dark night, shot through the twilight which enclosed me. And all the while I felt that the ground underneath my feet was dangerously brittle just as an opal is brittle. and so on and so on. Mr. Ricardo, indeed, embroidered and developed and expounded his image of an opal to a degree of tediousness which even in him was phenomenal.

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Book in the Inspector Hanaud Series). Clearly a case for Inspector Hanaud or the Surete and his English friend Mr.

Clearly a case for Inspector Hanaud or the Surete and his English friend Mr. Can Hanaud solve the two mysteries in time to prevent a second murder? Readers will be kept in a constant state of mystification until the surprising denouement. see all 2 descriptions).

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, (1928). Original dust jacket. The scene is the south of France  . ess reblogged this from books0977. detroitlib liked this. universitybookstore liked this. starg8n reblogged this from seattlemysterybooks. rbrower45 reblogged this from seattlemysterybooks. scarlet60 liked this.

The Prisoner in the Opal is a 1928 British detective novel by . It was the third story in the Inspector Hanaud series of novels. Inspector Hanaud of the Paris Sûreté investigates a crime with the assistance of his friend, Mr Ricardo. Bargainnier, Earl F. Twelve Englishmen of mystery. Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1984.

Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948. Subject: Hanaud, Inspector (Fictitious character) - Fiction.

An Englishwoman is brutally murdered in the South of France and an American goes missing. With the discovery of a body, a severed hand and an opal bracelet, Inspector Hanaud of the Sureté is called in to investigate. It’s not long before allegations of devil worship begin to arise. Inspector Hanaud must race against time before a second violent murder is committed.