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The Hunchback of Westminster

(1904)
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It was in the second year of my practice as a private detective that young Jose Casteno came to my office in Stanton Street, WC, and entrusted me with that strange and terrible mission in regard to which I have really hesitated, in all sincerity, for some days before I could actually nerve myself to take the public into my confidence. Up to that time, I remember, my big brass plate, with the legend "Mr Hugh Glynn, Secret Investigator," had only succeeded in drawing a very average and ordinary amount of business. True, I had had several profitable cases in which wives wanted to know what happened to their husbands when they didn't come home at the usual hours, and employers were anxious to discover certain leakages through which had disappeared a percentage of their cash; but for the most part my work had been shockingly humdrum, and already I had begun to regret the whim that had prompted me, after reading certain latter-day romances, to throw up my career as a barrister in Gray's Inn to emulate the romancer's heroes in real life. Indeed, at the rate of progress I was making then, I calculated that it would be exactly forty-seven and a half years before I could save 1000 pounds out of my expenses, and, with that as a nest-egg, dare to ask pretty Doris Napier to marry me; and hence, as such long engagements were no more fashionable then than they are now, I can assure you I often felt a trifle despondent about my future. Still, that was before Jose Casteno appeared on the scene in Stanton Street, WC. Afterwards things, as you will see, were different


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August 2016 : Hardback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William 1864-1927 Le Queux
ISBN: 1-362-80530-0 / 978-1-362-80530-4
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August 2015 : Hardback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-340-83569-X / 978-1-340-83569-9
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March 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): William le Queux
ISBN: 1-331-37325-5 / 978-1-331-37325-4 (UK edition)
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August 2016 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William 1864-1927 Le Queux
ISBN: 1-362-80529-7 / 978-1-362-80529-8
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April 2016 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5327-0039-3 / 978-1-5327-0039-2
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December 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5229-4525-3 / 978-1-5229-4525-3
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October 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5186-2065-5 / 978-1-5186-2065-2
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August 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5168-9376-X / 978-1-5168-9376-8
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May 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-5120-1782-5 / 978-1-5120-1782-3
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster - Primary Source Edition
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-287-67362-7 / 978-1-287-67362-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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December 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-4812-7003-6 / 978-1-4812-7003-8 (USA edition)
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-290-72948-4 / 978-1-290-72948-2 (UK edition)
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May 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
ISBN: 1-172-92791-X / 978-1-172-92791-3 (USA edition)
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June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William, 1864-1927 Le Queux
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July 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hunchback of Westminster
Author(s): William Le Queux
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