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Old 29-06-2014, 10:47 PM   #189
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Cool English man of adventure Granite Grant is in deep trouble in Shanghai.. Thugs belonging to the world's most dangerous criminal organization, The Black Quorum, have set upon him, almost killing Grant for what he knows about the shadowy terrorist group. Sending a message to London via his friend Paul Duvall , Grant wishes to alert Sexton Blake , London's master detective, of The Black Quorum's activities.. But a South American blowgun ends Duvall's life before Blake and his trusty right hand Tinker can decipher Grant's code.. Complicating matters is the arrival of Julie, a French ESPionage agent who seems quite interested in multi-millionaire stamp collector Michael Larron (Tod Slaughter).. Will Blake and Tinker, with the reluctant aid of stout, doubting London police inspector Bramley , save Julie from the clutches of the mysterious head of The Black Quorum, The Snake...

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