Mystery of the Yellow Room (The first detective Joseph Rouletabille novel and one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels)
This carefully crafted ebook: ",Mystery of the Yellow Room (The first detective Joseph Rouletabille novel and one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels)", is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux, is one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels. It was first published in France in 1908. It is the first novel starring fictional detective Joseph Rouletabille, and concerns a complex and seemingly impossible crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room. Leroux provides the reader with detailed, precise diagrams and floorplans illustrating the scene of the crime. The emphasis of the story is firmly on the intellectual challenge to the reader, who will almost certainly be hard pressed to unravel every detail of the situation.Table of Contents :Chapter 1. In Which We Begin Not to UnderstandChapter 2. In Which Joseph Roultabille Appears for the First TimeChapter 3. ",A Man Has Passed Like a Shadow Through the Blinds",Chapter 4. ",In the Bosom of Wild Nature",Chapter 5. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Makes a Remark to Monsieur Robert Darzac Which Produces Its Little EffectChapter 6. In the Heart of the Oak GroveChapter 7. In Which Rouletabille Sets Out on an Expedition Under the BedChapter 8. The Examining Magistrate Questions Mademoiselle StangersonChapter 9. Reporter and DetectiveChapter 10. ",We Shall Have to Eat Red Meat-Now",Chapter 11. In Which Frederic Larsan Explains How the Murderer Was Able to Get Out of The Yellow RoomChapter 12. Frederic Larsan's CaneChapter 13. ",The Presbytery Has Lost Nothing of Its Charm, Nor the Garden Its Brightness",Chapter 14. ",I Expect the Assassin This Evening",Chapter 15. The TrapChapter 16. Strange Phenomenon of the Dissociation of MatterChapter 17. The Inexplicable GalleryChapter 18. Rouletabille Has Drawn a Circle Between the Two Bumps on His ForeheadChapter 19. Rouletabille Invites Me to Breakfast at the Donjon InnChapter 20. An Act of Mademoiselle StangersonChapter 21. On the WatchChapter 22. The Incredible BodyChapter 23. The Double ScentChapter 24. Rouletabille Knows the Two Halves of the MurdererChapter 25. Rouletabille Goes on a JourneyChapter 26. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Is Awaited with ImpatienceChapter 27. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Appears in All His GloryChapter 28. In Which It Is Proved That One Does Not Always Think of EverythingChapter 29. The Mystery of Mademoiselle Stangerson Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux ( 1868 - 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera.
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