The Circular Staircase

This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers ...

The Circular Staircase

The Circular Staircase

This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers and detective agencies happy and prosperous. For twenty years I had been perfectly comfortable; for twenty years I had had the window-boxes filled in the spring, the carpets lifted, the awnings put up and the furniture covered with brown linen; for as many summers I had said good-by to my friends, and, after watching their perspiring hegira, had settled down to a delicious quiet in town, where the mail comes three times a day, and the water supply does not depend on a tank on the roof. And then—the madness seized me. When I look back over the months I spent at Sunnyside, I wonder that I survived at all. As it is, I show the wear and tear of my harrowing experiences. I have turned very gray—Liddy reminded me of it, only yesterday, by saying that a little bluing in the rinse-water would make my hair silvery, instead of a yellowish white. I hate to be reminded of unpleasant things and I snapped her off. "No," I said sharply, "I'm not going to use bluing at my time of life, or starch, either."...

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The Circular Staircase
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-31 - Publisher: 谷月社

This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers and detective agencies happy and prosperous. For
The Circular Staircase
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Categories: Country homes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Dover Publications

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite
The Circular Staircase (Annotated)
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Categories: Country homes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-27 - Publisher:

The Circular Staircase is a mystery novel by American writer Mary Roberts Rinehart. The story follows dowager Rachel Innes as she thwarts a series of strange crimes at a summer house she has rented with her niece and nephew.
The Circular Staircase-Original Classic Edition(Annotated)
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Categories: Country homes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-05 - Publisher:

The Circular Staircase is a mystery novel by American writer Mary Roberts Rinehart. The story follows dowager Rachel Innes as she thwarts a series of strange crimes at a summer house she has rented with her niece and nephew.
The Circular Staircase the Original Classic Mystery Complete and Unabridged
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Summit Classic Press, G. Edward Bandy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher: CreateSpace

This premium quality edition contains the complete and unabridged original classic version of The Circular Staircase, printed on heavy, bright white paper in a large 6"x9" format, with page headers and a fully laminated full-color cover featuring an original design. Also included in this edition are an original, detailed biography

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