The House of the Arrow

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The House of the Arrow  (1924) 
by A. E. W. Mason
The 3rd story in the "Inspector Hanaud" mystery series. (The second, The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel was novelette published separately and also included in the collection, The Four Corners of the World, both published in 1917). Contemporary mini reviews are in the Talk page.

The House of the Arrow is a 1924 detective novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired several films of the same title. It features the fictional French detective Inspector Hanaud. Excerpted from The House of the Arrow (novel) on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


The
House of the Arrow

By

A. E. W. MASON

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COPYRIGHT, 1924,
BY GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

THE HOUSE OF THE ARROW
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PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CONTENTS

CHAPTER . PAGE
one Letters of Mark 9
two A Cry for Help 18
three Servants of Chance 26
four Betty Harlowe 41
five Betty Harlowe Answers 49
six Jim Changes His Lodging 65
seven Exit Waberski 75
eight The Book 93
nine The Secret 109
ten The Clock upon the Cabinet 122
eleven A New Suspect 131
twelve The Breaking of the Seals 143
thirteen Simon Harlowe's Treasure-room 150
fourteen An Experiment and a Discovery 162
fifteen The Finding of the Arrow 175
sixteen Hanaud Laughs 186
seventeen At Jean Cladel's 197
eighteen The White Tablet 214
nineteen A Plan Frustrated 227
twenty A Map and the Necklace 238
twenty-one The Secret House 246
twenty-two The Corona Machine 256
twenty-three The Truth About the Clock 269
twenty-four Ann Upcott's Story 279
twenty-five The Night of the 27th 290
twenty-six The Façade of Notre Dame 300

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1948, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.