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The Crystal Claw William Le Queux

The Crystal Claw

William Le Queux

Published December 31st 2010
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198 pages
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This is a unique and authenticated edition of this title which is published exclusively for e-readers by Qwertyword Limited of Exeter.We have created a new cover style, colour and image- proofed and reset the text- edited out the errors- createdMoreThis is a unique and authenticated edition of this title which is published exclusively for e-readers by Qwertyword Limited of Exeter.We have created a new cover style, colour and image- proofed and reset the text- edited out the errors- created chapter formats- and presented the work in a layout, and style designed for ease of reading on your device.Every one of our books has its own dedicated ISBN and which is different from the ISBN allocated to any hard copy edition of this work which we might publish.Rex Yelverton is the character through whose eyes the drama develops. He is aged 29 when the action start: a talented solicitor like his father before him, he is in practice in London. He is an aficionado of winter sports especially ski-ing and much of the action occurs on the slopes in Switzerland.In his own words: “I suppose I was no better and no worse than thousands of other fellows of my age. Men coming down from Oxford and flung into the whirl of London life are not usually Puritans or ascetics. I suppose I was much like them. Life was young in me, and fortune had been kind. If I had few friends, I had no enemies- I had an income ample for my wants, and I enjoyed myself in my own way. My work kept me busy during the day- my evenings were filled with music and my ‘wireless’ ….”Women do not seem to be attracted to him although he not un-attractive, un –intelligent or with any discernibly un pleasant character traits. Then he meets Thelma Audley and he is struck by the proverbial thunderbolt. “She was the one woman in all the world for me.” But she is married! Happily or unhappily? Who is she mixed up with? And Dr. Feng – the mysterious Chinamen with the ultra long beard?And The Crystal Claw… now read on.This thriller is one of the best by a great writer of the early twentieth century: William Le Queux.