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The Stillwater Tragedy by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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The Stillwater Tragedy
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: B002W2W3VI

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This novel is believed to be the first in which a detective appears in English literature. The story is about a murder accusation. Aldrich writes in a straightforward, realistic style with stunningly majestic language. Full of suspense and thrill, the book is an interesting and enjoyable reading experience.

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