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The Crowned Skull

By Hume, Fergus

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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: The Crowned Skull  
Author: Hume, Fergus
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Chapter I The Tent of Mystery: Sir Hannibal Trevick was a personage at St. Ewalds. Certainly he lacked money to support the dignity of his name, and therefore had been compelled to let Trevick Grange to a South African millionaire, and take up his abode in the Dower House at the Cornish watering-place. But he came of an old and distinguished family, and possessed to all appearances great force of character. Also, he was an ardent churchman, and a philanthropist. Finally, he had a most charming daughter, who was both clever and beautiful: two things not invariably found together.

Table of Contents
· Chapter I The Tent of Mystery · Chapter II The Prophecy Fulfilled · Chapter III Queer Evidence · Chapter IV The Will · Chapter V After-Events · Chapter VI Mrs. Krent's Diplomacy · Chapter VII Retreat · Chapter VIII An Amateur Detective · Chapter IX The Steward's Story · Chapter X A Strange Disappearance · Chapter XI The Quarryman · Chapter XII News · Chapter XIII Mrs. Krent's Story · Chapter XIV An Unexpected Meeting · Chapter XV Husband and Wife · Chapter XVI The Letter · Chapter XVII Under the Earth · Chapter XVIII A Discovery · Chapter XIX What Happened Next · Chapter XX A Terrible Night · Chapter XXI Anne's Defence · Chapter XXII The Red Skull · Chapter XXIII Anak's Mother · Chapter XXIV A Thorough Rascal · Chapter XXV Disaster · Chapter XXVI The Deluge


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