Books: Another Wallace

THE SILVER KEY—Edgar Wallace— Doubleday, Doran ($1).*

Mr. Washington Wirth was an eccentric millionaire. Nobody knew anything about him except that he liked to give expensive parties at one of London's most expensive hotels, that the guests were chosen with care but were an odd lot. The morning after one of these affairs a petty crook was found murdered in a taxi. A little later young Dick Allenby's patented air-rifle was stolen, Banker Leo Moran left England in a hurry, rich old Hervey Lyne was found dead in his bath-chair while his servant read...

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