Average Jones Literature of Mystery and Detection Series ebook
by Samual H. Adams
Average Jones pushed a chair behind him, while Bertram brought him aglass of water. Average Jones absently drew out his handkerchief, elaborately whiskedfrom his coat sleeve an imaginary speck of dust, and smiled benignantlywhere the dust was supposed to have been.
Average Jones pushed a chair behind him, while Bertram brought him aglass of water. He gulped out his thanks, and, mastering himself aftera moment's effort, drew a paper from his inner pocket which he placed onthe desk. Insane asylum," he murmured. Was-er-the blank-er-filled in?" "Only partly. My name was pricked in, and there was a specification ofdementia from drug habit, with suicidal tendencies.
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Average Jones knew Professor Gehren by sight, knew of him further byrepute as an impulsive, violent, warm-hearted and learned pundit who,for a typically meager recompense, furnished sundry classes of younggentlemen with.
Average Jones knew Professor Gehren by sight, knew of him further byrepute as an impulsive, violent, warm-hearted and learned pundit who,for a typically meager recompense, furnished sundry classes of younggentlemen with amusement, alarm and instruction, in about equal parts,through the medium of lectures at the Metropolitan University. During vacations the professor pursued, with some degree of passion,experiments which added. Can you recall the date?" "After the middle of June, I think. Average Jones sent for a file and handed it to Professor Gehren. Is this it?" he asked, indicating the copy of June 18. "That is the letter!" said that gentleman.
Average Jones rose and stretched his well-knit frame. Baltimore willbe hotter than the Place-as-Isn't," he said plaintively. He's got, perhapsan income of five thousand, clear, of which about three thousand goes inbook auctions.
Stooping, Average Jones picked up the glasses which the man had thrownon the floor and examined them carefully. Rather a fine instrument," heobserved. Marked N. K. I think I'll follow up the owner.
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by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Published 1976 by Arno Press in New York. Literature of mystery and detection. D317 Av9. The Physical Object. 345 . leaves of plates : Number of pages.
On the case from 1911 is the detective the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection called mystery master Samuel Hopkins Adams' "most famous creation," the man whose moniker totally belies his real character, that ratiocinating genius and member of the Cosmic Club, Adrian Van Reypen Egerton, or "Average" Jones as his friends shorten it. Here how the Enyclopedia describes his adventures, This handsome young advertising genius maintains a remarkable sense of humor throughout a series of unusual cases which often have a medical background. Recreated the book with improved formatting, and a cover image.
Adams Samuel Hopkins. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III OPEN. NOT good enough," said Average Jones, laying aside a sheet of paper upon which was pasted a newspaper clipping. We can't afford luxuries, Simpson. The confidential clerk rubbed his high, pale forehead indeterminately. But five thousand dollars, Mr. Jones," he protested. 50 Mystery and Detective Masterpieces you have to Read Before you Die vol: 2 (Golden Deer Classics).