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The House Without a Key (illustrated):by Earl Derr Biggers

The House Without a Key is a novel that was written in 1925 by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first of the Charlie Chan mysteries written by Biggers.

The novel, which takes place in 1920s Hawaiʻi, spends time acquainting the reader with the look and feel of the islands of that era from the standpoint of both white and non-white inhabitants, and describes social class structures and customs which have largely vanished in the 21st century.

 

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The House Without a Key (illustrated)

  • The novel deals with the murder of a former member of Boston society who has lived in Hawaiʻi for a number of years. The main character is the victim's nephew, a straitlaced young Bostonian bond trader, who came to the islands to try to convince his aunt Minerva, whose vacation has extended many months, to return to Boston

    Format: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

    Words count: 83,720

    Data container: ZIP FILE ( 1.59 MB)

    Language: ENGLISH