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The Case for the Crown

Fred M. White

Publisher: Ktoczyta.pl

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Summary

Fred M. White is famous for mystical, sometimes difficult to understand little stories. One of these stories is „"A Case For the Crown"”. Almost from the very beginning, the author gives us such an intriguing description of events: „From the mouth of a tortured person came a strange, terrible whistling cry, a man’s cry on the verge of epilepsy. His eyes were full of nameless horror, sweat running down his face”. Many questions appear in our story first.

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