Thread: The MAGIC 7
View Single Post
Old 13-01-2015, 05:11 PM   #714
lightgiver
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Inactive
Posts: 36,483
Likes: 237 (190 Posts)
Lightbulb The House Without a Key


Quote:
The novel deals with the murder of a former member of Boston society who has lived in Hawaiʻi for a number of years.. The main character is the victim's nephew, a straitlaced young Bostonian bond trader, who came to the islands to try to convince his aunt Minerva, whose vacation has extended many months, to return to Boston.. The nephew, John Quincy Winterslip, soon falls under the spell of the islands himself, meets an attractive young woman, breaks his engagement to his straitlaced Bostonian fiancee Agatha, and decides as the murder is being solved to move to San Francisco.. In the interval, he is introduced to many levels of Hawaiian society and is of some assistance to Detective Charlie Chan in solving the mystery...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30717023
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_House_Without_a_Key
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...6&postcount=42Oh, it's nothing personal, Mr. Chan, but the last time we met was in Washington, and if I can remember right, there was 2 or 3 murders..Murder is my business.. Murder's all right, Mr. Chan, but you wholesales it!..You put 2 and 2 together and get result bigger than national debt...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=203

Last edited by lightgiver; 13-01-2015 at 05:16 PM.
lightgiver is offline   Reply With Quote