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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

When I say I am called Valmont the name will convey no impression to the reader one way or another. My occupation is that of private detective in London but if you ask any policeman in Paris who Valmont was he will likely be able to tell you unless he is a recent recruit.

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The Mystery Of The Five Hundred Diamonds
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

These here shiners are valuable; they belong to my friend who has just gone out. Casting no reflections on the generality of people in this room, there are, never- theless, half a dozen 'crooks' among us whom my friend wishes to avoid. Now, no honest man here will object to giving the buyer of that ...

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One Days Courtship and the Heralds of Fame
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

John Trenton, artist, put the finishing touches to the letter he was writing, and then read it over to himself. It ran as follows: - "MY DEAR ED., "I sail for England on the 27th. But before I leave I want to have another look at the Shawenegan Falls. Their roar has been in my ears ever since I left...

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The Sword Maker
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

Robert Barr (1850-1912) was an British novelist, born at Glasgow, Scotland. He was educated at the Normal School of Toronto, Canada, was headmaster of the Central School, Windsor, Ontario, and in 1876 became a member of the staff of the Detroit Free Press, in which his contributions appeared under t...

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The Measure of the Rule (1908)
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

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From Whose Bourne
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Robert Barr (1849 -1912) was a British-Canadian short story writer and novelist. Barr became a teacher and eventual headmaster of the Central School in Windsor, Ontario. He used the pen name Luke Sharp when writing articles for the Detroit Free Press. In 1892 he and Jerome K. Jerome founded The Idle...

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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont (1906)
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

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Cardillac
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Robert Barr (1849-1912) was a British-Canadian short story writer and novelist, born at Glasgow, Scotland. Some of his works include: In the Midst of Alarms, a story of the attempted Fenian invasion of Canada in 1866; A Woman Intervenes, a story of love, finance, and American journalism; and Countes...

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A Rock in the Baltic
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultural legacy and to promote the timeless works of cl...

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The Victors
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from The Victors: A Romance of Yesterday Morning This Afternoon The Great American Novel, so frequently referred to by the Press, will be looked for in vain. It never can be written, because America is so vast, its interests are so various, its activities so far-reaching, that even Honore de...

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In a Steamer Chair, and Other Shipboard Stories.
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Title: In a Steamer Chair, and other shipboard stories.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books,...

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The Strong Arm. [Short Stories.]
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Title: The Strong Arm. [Short stories.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newsp...

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The Face and the Mask.
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Title: The Face and the Mask.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sou...

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The Sword Maker
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several...

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Revenge!
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several...

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In the Midst of Alarms
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

This satirical and witty first novel is a high-spirited account of the 1866 Fenian 'invasion' of Canada near Ridgeway. Adding spice to the novel are the romances of the two leading men, a Toronto professor and an American reporter, who become involved with farmer's daughters.Author BiographyRobert B...

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The Idler Magazine, Volume 6
by Jerome Klapka Jerome ~ Hardback

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references...

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The Sword Maker
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references...

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In a Steamer Chair
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from In a Steamer Chair: And Other Ship-Board Stories Mr. George Morris stood with his arms folded on the bulwarks of the steamship City of Buffalo, and gazed down into the water. All around him was the bustle and hurry of passengers embarking, with friends bidding good-by. Among the throng,...

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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont Chateau de Chaumont no one has been able to form even a conjecture. For a hundred years it was supposed that the necklace had been broken up in London, and its half a thousand stones, great and small, sold separately. It has always seemed strange to me tha...

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Over the Border a Romance (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from Over the Border a Romance The end of October had been more than usually fine, and now the beginning of November was following the good example set by its predecessor. In the Home Park, the only part of the extensive grounds surrounding Hampton Court Palace that was well wooded, the leav...

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Revenge (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from Revenge In some natures there are no half-tones; nothing but raw primary colours. John Bodman was a man who was always at one extreme or the other. This probably would have mattered little had he not married a wife whose nature was an exact duplicate of his own. Doubtless there exists i...

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In the Midst of Alarms
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from In the Midst of Alarms: A Novel In the marble-floored vestibule of the Metropolitan Grand Hotel in Buffalo, Professor Stillson Renmark stood and looked about him with the anxious manner of a person unused to the gaudy splendor of the modern American house of entertainment. The professor...

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A Prince of Good Fellows (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from A Prince of Good Fellows Out of the way, fellow! Cried the rider, and, barely giving him time to obey, the horseman struck at the pedestrian fiercely with his whip. The young man's agility saved him. Nimbly he placed his back against the wall, thus avoiding the horse's hoof and the ride...

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The Girl in the Case (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from The Girl in the Case In the first place, he cried, bringing his stout fist down on his desk. I forbid you the house. And you must give me your word that you will neither attempt to see Gwennie, nor write to her. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare...

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A Chicago Princess (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from A Chicago Princess Onelcingdoesforsuchacountry; butamericaia larger than many Japans, therefore it has numerous kings, andherebelowusisoneof them. I should think, Excellency, said Yauran, that they would fight with one another. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of t...

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In the Midst of Alarms
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

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One Day's Courtship
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

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A Woman Intervenes
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

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Tales from McClure's; Romance
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from Tales From McClure's; Romance: The Type-Written Letter; Rachel; A Game Postponed; When She Was Thirty; Neighbor King; A Feline Fate; The Whip-Hand And now the fight had been won. Denham sat in his office staring at the dingy wall paper so long that Rogers, the chief clerk, put his head ...

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Lord Stranleigh
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from Lord Stranleigh: Philanthropist Yes; he's an old friend of mine. He has got me out of trouble several times; I mean, of course, financial trouble. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book...

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A Rock in the Baltic
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references...

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The Unchanging East (Classic Reprint)
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

Excerpt from The Unchanging East I almost always judge a strange ship by its smoking-room; but this compartment on the Creole Prince bore a striking resemblance in size and accoutrements to a rather big, rather long, third class compartment on the south-eastern Railway. This was a disappointment to ...

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From Whose Bourne by Robert Barr, Fiction, Literary, Action &...
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback / softback

HE HAD TO SOLVE HIS OWN MURDER William Brenton was a newlywed, happy and healthy and embarked on a new life with his wife, Alice. But on Christmas Eve at his own party, Brenton feels ill. He goes upstairs, lies down on his bed . . . And wakes up dead. Floating above the scene he sees it all. His...

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Jennie Baxter Journalist
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback

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Tekla
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this wor...

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The Triumphs of Eug ne Valmont
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback / softback

The Triumphs of Eug ne Valmont By Robert Barr The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont (1906) brings together tales of the multifarious exploits of Robert Barr's elegant and cunning sleuth, Valmont, a brilliantly ironic parody of Sherlock Holmes. Exhibiting the crucial combination of realism and imagination t...

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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont
by Robert Barr ~ Hardback

When I say I am called Valmont, the name will convey no impression to the reader, one way or another. My occupation is that of private detective in London, but if you ask any policeman in Paris who Valmont was he will likely be able to tell you, unless he is a recent recruit. If you ask him where Va...

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The Triumphs of Eug
by Robert Barr ~ Paperback / softback

The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont by Robert BarrShort stories by a colleague of Jerome K. Jerome, and friend of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Barr probably wrote the first parody of Sherlock Holmes (included in this collection). He co-edited

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