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Maurice Leblanc Maurice

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THE TRAGEDY AT THE PALACE HOTEL Mr. Kesselbach stopped short on the threshold of the sitting-room, took his secretary’s arm and, in an anxious voice, whispered: Chapman, some one has been here again. Surely not, sir, protested the secretary. You have just opened the hall-door yourself; and the key never left your pocket while we were lunching in the restaurant. Chapman, some one has been here again, Mr. Kesselbach repeated. He pointed to a traveling-bag on the mantelpiece. Look, I can prove it. That bag was shut. It is now open