The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
A crime has been committed by an unknown assassin, within a short distance of the principal streets of this great city (Melbourne), and is surounded by an impenetrable mystery. Written in the 1880's at about the same time our College, Riverview, began.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Obosman - LibraryThing
Apparently this book caused quite a sensation at the time it was published, but I found it rather tepid. It lacks the charm and wit of Conan Doyle, the suspense of Wilkie Collins or even the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antiquary - LibraryThing
This was a terrific best seller in its day, but frankly I found it a bit disappointing as a mystery. It is still interesting for the 19th century Australian urban setting according to a note in this ... Read full review