Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond is a World War I veteran, brutalised by his experiences in the trenches and bored with his post-war lifestyle. He publishes an advertisement looking for adventure, and soon finds himself embroiled in a series of exploits, many of which involve Carl Peterson—who becomes his nemesis—and Peterson's mistress, the femme fatale, Irma.
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This Golden Age mystery novel features a nervous cavalier with frightened eyes, a mysterious and puritanical satyr, a dagger, a candlestick, a crucifix, and a false beard—and, of course, a detective! (Not to mention the protagonist, "Prince Julien de Medici -- of Broadway.")
Adapted into the movie of the same name in 1935.
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The game was up. Jimmie Rezaire knew it, but he was sure that his carefully laid plans would enable him to escape. They were complete to the last detail; nevertheless every second was valuable. His pals must shift for themselves; even Viv, much as he hated to leave her.
Then an unforeseen delay occurred. A lost minute put disaster only a step away. For twenty-four desperate hours, Jimmie evaded... [click here for more]