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The Bond of Black

(1899)
A novel by

 
 
It is a remarkable sequence of events, a story which in these days of high civilisation is so extraordinary as to almost stagger belief. Yet the higher the civilisation the more refined are its evil-doers, the more ingenious is the innate devilry of man, the more skilful are those who act with malice aforethought. In replacing this strange drama of present-day life before the reader.a drama of love, of self-sacrifice, of evil passions, and of all uncharitableness.I, Clifton Cleeve, am compelled to speak of myself; to recount the strange adventures which befell me, and to expose to the public gaze the undercurrents of a curious phase of society, of the existence of which few dream. If, therefore, I am forced to the constant use of the first person singular, it is in no egotistical sense, but merely in order that my strange story should be properly understood, and that the blame which rightly attaches to me should not be borne by others. In this narrative of curious circumstances are facts that will astound, perhaps even terrify; nevertheless be it recollected that I myself was an unwilling actor in this drama, and that I only relate that which. I saw with my own eyes and heard with my own ears. Even now, as I recall the past, there are scenes before me as vivid in every detail as though the events occurred but an hour ago; scenes which could not fail to leave a life-long impression upon the mind of any man, so unusual, so striking, so utterly extraordinary were they. A little more than two years have now elapsed since that well-remembered night when the prologue was enacted.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bond Of Black (1899)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-167-28536-0 / 978-1-167-28536-3 (USA edition)
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February 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bond Of Black (1899)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-160-00082-4 / 978-1-160-00082-6 (USA edition)
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April 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
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ISBN: 1-5309-2597-5 / 978-1-5309-2597-1 (USA edition)
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December 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5229-4435-4 / 978-1-5229-4435-5 (USA edition)
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August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5168-9007-8 / 978-1-5168-9007-1 (USA edition)
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May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black (Perfect Library)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5120-1662-4 / 978-1-5120-1662-8 (USA edition)
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September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5010-2950-9 / 978-1-5010-2950-9 (USA edition)
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March 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-4068-0950-0 / 978-1-4068-0950-3 (UK edition)
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December 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond of Black
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-4812-6170-3 / 978-1-4812-6170-8 (USA edition)
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond Of Black (1899)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-167-21509-5 / 978-1-167-21509-4 (USA edition)
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bond Of Black (1899)
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-120-87235-9 / 978-1-120-87235-7 (USA edition)
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Title: The Bond of Black
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